LeeSaar The Company was established in Israel in 2000 by Lee Sher and Saar Harari. The company uses the different disciplines and training of Theater and Dance to create original dance performances. The company members are from Taiwan, Korea, the United States, Malaysia, Canada, and Israel.
In 2004, after residency in Sydney, Australia, and two seasons in Tel Aviv, the company moved to NYC where it is currently based. In 2005, Lee and Saar received American green cards awarded for excellence in the performing arts.
Lee, Saar and the company have received several fellowships and accolades, including the Six points fellowship (2007), NYFA fellowship (2008), Guggenheim Fellowship (2008), The BUILD Grant from NYFA (2010), The Map Fund (2010), TMU (2008, 2010, 2011), The Asian Cultural Council (2010), The Greenwall Foundation (2008, 2009, 2010), NDP from NEFA (2010, 2012), and a 2012 Bessie Nomination.