Hofesh Shechter

Hofesh Shechter Hugo Glendinning webChoreographer Hofesh Shechter OBE is recognised as one of the most exciting artists making stage work today, renowned for composing atmospheric musical scores to compliment the unique physicality of his movement.

Hofesh Shechter’s repertoire for the company includes Uprising, In your rooms, The Art of Not Looking Back, Political Mother, Political Mother: The Choreographer’s Cut, Sun, barbarians , Grand Finale and SHOW with his apprentice company, Shechter II.

Shechter has also staged and choreographed works on leading international dance companies including the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Batsheva Ensemble, Candoco Dance Company, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Nederlands Dans Theater 1, Paris Opera Ballet, Royal Ballet and Royal Ballet Flanders, as well as for theatre, television and opera. He is an Associate Artist at Sadler’s Wells.

In 2018 Hofesh Shechter was awarded an honorary OBE for Services to Dance and the company's first dance film, Hofesh Shechter’s Clowns, was broadcast by the BBC in September to great acclaim.

Three works by Hofesh Shechter are in the BJG repertoire, Uprising", In your rooms (extraits) and Political Mother (extraits).