Barak Marshall

Performing Arts, 2009

Choreographer and vocalist Barak Marshall was born and raised in Los Angeles. Since 1996, his work has been presented at Tel Aviv’s Shades of Dance Competition, the Bagnolet International Competition, the Berlin Festival, Hamburg’s Sommer Theater Festival, Lyon’s Biennale de la Danse, and the Théâtre de la Bastille in Paris. Marshall was the choreographer for the Habima Theater’s production of Dybbuk, and has created several works for the Batsheva Ensemble, where he was the company’s first ever resident choreographer. He has also created works for the Israel Festival, London’s Transitions Dance Company, and the Philadelphia-based Philadanco Dance Company. As a vocalist, Barak has performed with Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Project, the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony, and the Yuval Ron Ensemble. His awards include the Bonne Byrd Award for New Choreography and the National ADAMI Award.