1.6.20

With enourmous pain we announce the death of our soloist and assistant to the artistic director, Eldar Elgrably R.I.P.

Eldar Elgrably will always stay in our hearts...

It is with our deepest sorrow that we announce the death of our beloved soloist, the senior dancer of Kamea Dance Company and teacher of Bat Dor School, Eldar Elgrably. Eldar died in his flat in Beer Sheva on 22.5.20, he was 33 years old.
Eldar choose to make Kamea Dance Company his home in 2011, became a soloist and later captain to the dancers.
He was a first class artist that inspired choreographers, dancers and audiences worldwide. His performances with us left a valuable mark on endless crowds around the globe. His image, talent and noble personality will forever stay embedded in our creations such as his unforgettable portrayal of Jesus in “Matthaus Passion 2727”.
In August 2019 artistic director Tamir Ginz invited Eldar to be his assistant. In this role he continued to set an example to excellence and loyalty, hard work and perfection.
Eldar was an admired teacher on the staff of our affiliated Bat Dor Beer Sheva dance Center. He was valued and loved by all, taught all levels in dedication and professionalism.
Everyone in the School was strongly bound to him.
God bless his soul.

Eldar's Journey:

 

Eldar was born in 1986 in Rehovot, Israel.

Elder graduated the 6 years dance department stream at the “Katzir” High School in Rehovot directed by Marjolein Gotessman. He then joined the IDF and served as an officer for 5 years.

He went back to dance in the professional dance course in Bikurey Haitim “Hamaslol” Tel Aviv in 2010-11.
Elder joined Kamea as a dancer from September 2011 and danced major roles in Ginz’s works till July 2018.
In the season 18-19 he persued career as an independent dancer and performed in several projects. In this year of leave from the company he was also invited to be guest rehearsal director for Kamea for several months.

Eldar Returned to Kamea from August 2019 as Assistant to the Artistic Director and principal dancer.