Baryshnikov Arts Center Resident Artist

LeeSaar The Company

Choreographers Lee Sher and Saar Harari draw from Gaga dance movement to collaborate with their dancers to create original works. During their residency, they will prepare for the premiere of Princess Crocodile, to be presented at BAC in April.

Martha Duffy Resident Artist

LeeSaar The Company
Artist Bio

LeeSaar The Company

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.


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Slideshow photos by: Eleanor Wallace