We open our workshop season with a great artist and colleague who brings us great joy.
Mami visits Barcelona unexpectedly and proposes her intensive workshop Essential Movement to share her rich professional experience and personal research on improvisation techniques.
Dancer, actress, creator and teacher. Born in Tokyo, Japan, lives and works in Tel Aviv. Mami is collaborating with Nimrod Freed in the Tami Dance Company as a soloist dancer. Mami was a soloist dancer, for about 12 years with the world known Batsheva Dance Company. She performed most of Ohad Naharin‘s repertoire. In addition, she has worked with choreographers such as Micha Van Hoecke, John Jesperse, William Forsythe, Sharon Eyal, Ruth Ziv Eyal, Barak Marshall and more. Mami Shimazaki is the winner of best actress in the The European Independent Film Festival 2018, as the lead actress in the Feature Film “Call for Dreams”, directed by Ran Slavin.
In the last few years, Mami was invited to perform and create in Europe (Germany, Italy, Ireland) and in Israel with Dance, Theatre, and Video Productions. Mami and Roy Efrat collaborated on several art productions in the past and present.
She is a teacher and workshop facilitator for all ages in Contemporary Ballet and Dance, in Israel and around the world. She is a Graduate of the Maurice Bejart School of Dance and Performing Arts in Switzerland.