Reut Shemesh

Reut Shemesh, is a choreographer working on the edge of experimental film and poetry. At 2009 graduated the ArtEZ dance academy (NL). Since then Shemesh is working as a freelance choreographer, based in cologne(DE). Currently graduating the postgraduate studies at the Academy for Media Arts Cologne (KHM). For the last few years Shemesh presented her works at Dance Atelier Rotterdam, tanzhaus nrw, Suzanne Dellal (TLV), Lantaern Rotterdam, Korzo (NL), D-Q-E Cologne, Loft Leipzig, TheaterLab NYC, Schauspiel Cologne, TanzPlan Ost (CH), Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Arp Museum, Remagen and De NWE Vorst Tilburg among other theaters and festivals. Her last few works have been nominated for the Cologne dance theater prize, Foerderpreis NRW and Dumond prize. In November 2015 she joined the two-years German-African exchange program Shifting Realities (2015-2017) programmed by tanzhaus nrw. Alongside her creative work she is teaching choreography in several institutes such as H.H Dusseldorf and Cologne University.


Photo: Reut Shemesh

Touring Productions

  • iDAS NRW Videoporträt // Reut Shemesh
  • Leviah // VIDEO
  • Wild Flowers // VIDEO
  • The Boy who cries wolf // VIDEO