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Barak Marshall

Barak Marshall is an American-born Israeli choreographer[1] and singer.


Barak Marshall was born in the United States. In 1994, after studying social theory and philosophy at Harvard University, he immigrated to Israel, where he began a successful career as a choreographer and singer. He was the house choreographer for the Batsheva Dance Company from 1999-2001. As a singer he has performed with numerous ensembles including a guest performance with Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Project.


  • Suzanne Dellal’s 1995 Shades of Dance Choreography Competition: First prize, for Aunt Leah. The work was also added to the repertoire of the Inbal Dance Theater.
  • The 1998 Bagnolet International Competition awards: First Prize for Emma Goldman’s Wedding. The piece also won him the Prix d’Auteur Award, the Bonnie Byrd Award for New Choreography and the National ADAMI Award.
  • The 2009 Creative Capital Grant (New York) for Symphony of Tin Cans, with Margalit Oved and Tamir Muskat of Balkan Beat Box.
  • The 2010 Lester Horton Award
  • First Prize, the Joyce Foundation 2010 A.W.A.R.D. Show


External links

  • About Barak Marshall
  • Press praises for Barak Marshall's work
  • Barak Marshall on Dance In Israel online magazine.
  • Interview with Barak Marshall: Dancing between Israel and America (Podcast) (Part 1)
  • Barak Marshall’s “Rooster” A review of Marshall's piece on Dance In Israel.
  • Archive film of Barak Marshall's Monger in 2010 at Jacob's Pillow
  • at Jacob's Pillow
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