About Us

“Empowering Movement, Enriching Culture”

At the House of Dance, Be’er-Sheva, we are dedicated to fostering the arts as a vital force for cultural enrichment and personal expression. Situated in the heart of Be’er-Sheva’s rejuvenated old city, our center serves as a vibrant hub for creativity, innovation, and community engagement. Through the universal language of dance, we aim to bridge diverse cultures and inspire a renaissance of artistic exploration and cultural dialogue.

Our mission is multifaceted, reflecting the dynamic nature of our institution:

  1. To Present and Promote Dance: We are committed to showcasing a wide spectrum of dance forms, from traditional Israeli dance to contemporary and international expressions. Our goal is to elevate Israeli dance on the global stage while celebrating the rich diversity of dance as an art form.
  2. To Nurture Talent and Creativity: The House of Dance is a nurturing ground for dancers, choreographers, and artists. We are dedicated to the discovery and development of new talents and to providing them with the support and platform they need to flourish. Our workshops, master classes, and residency programs are designed to foster artistic growth and innovation.
  3. To Cultivate Community and Accessibility: We believe in the power of dance to unite communities and to make cultural experiences accessible to all. Through our educational initiatives and outreach programs, we strive to engage diverse audiences, making dance an inclusive and enriching experience for people of all ages and backgrounds.
  4. To Serve as a Cultural Beacon: As a center of cultural renaissance, we are committed to being a beacon of artistic excellence, creativity, and cultural expression. Our state-of-the-art facilities, including performance halls, studios, and outdoor spaces, are designed to inspire and accommodate the creative exploration of dance and performing arts.
  5. To Foster International Collaboration and Exchange: We aim to be a platform for international cultural exchange, attracting artists and audiences from around the globe. Through collaborations, festivals, and co-productions, we seek to enrich the global dance community and to foster dialogue and partnership across borders.
  6. To Contribute to Cultural and Economic Development: Positioned in the historic and cultural heart of Be’er-Sheva, the House of Dance plays a key role in the city’s cultural and economic revival. We are committed to stimulating local development, enhancing tourism, and contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape of Be’er-Sheva and the wider Negev region.
  7. To Champion Artistic Excellence and Innovation: At the core of our mission is the pursuit of artistic excellence and innovation. We are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of dance and performing arts, creating a dynamic and evolving artistic environment that reflects the contemporary spirit of Israel and the broader global community.


In essence, the House of Dance, Be’er-Sheva, embodies the spirit of renewal, creativity, and community. We are more than just a venue for dance; we are a living, breathing center of cultural renaissance, dedicated to enriching lives through the transformative power of dance and the arts.

Keren Ifrach
Board member
Yaakov Dahan
President and Chairman of the audit committee
Alina Yankovitch
Aviram Blaish
Board member
Inbar Paz
Board member
Shani Aboharon
Board member
Adva Shabbat
Board member

Our Home in the Old City, Be'er Sheva

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