Ori Flomin is an independent choreographer, dancer, dance and yoga instructor and a Shiatsu therapist based in New York City.

 

At an early age, he danced in his parents living room and created performances to the music of West Side Story and Tchaikovsky for family and friends.

He then studied jazz, ballet and contemporary dance in his native Israel.

After finishing military service he appeared in the musical Peter Pan, his first job as a dancer. He then moved to New York City at age 22 to become a professional dancer.

 

He spent his first years in New York attending classes and auditioning. An audition in February 1991 led to his joining the Stephen Petronio Dance Company, where he was a featured dancer for eight years. Later, in 2005, he rejoined the company as assistant to the artistic director.

 

Over the years Flomin also had the pleasure of dancing in works by Maria Hassabi, Neil Greenberg, Molissa Fenely, Tim Feldman, Michael Clark and Kevin Wynn, among others.

 

In 2002 Flomin's first piece, Comfort Zone 1, was selected as part of  Dance Theater Workshops (DTW) Fresh Tracks series. He Presented two more pieces at DTW Command/Shift/Delete(2003) and Toronto (2009). In 2005 Flomin was selected as the New York representative for the US/Japan Artist Exchange Project, through which he collaborated with four artists from the United States and Japan and toured his solo (the end.) in both countries in 2005.

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Flomin's work was also presented in NYC at Gibney Dance, Movement Research at the Judson Church, Dance New Amsterdams In the Company of Men series, and through the DanceNow Downtown Festival at Joes Pub, among other venues .

 

Since 2002 Flomin has created commissioned work for companies and schools around the world such as Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (SEAD). Zenon Dance (Minneapolis) , LINK Dance (Perth), The Place(London), As well as touring his own work.  

 

As sought-after dance and yoga teacher, Flomin has taught extensively for acclaimed schools, companies and festivals in New York and internationally in Europe, Asia and the USA.

 

In addition to his career as an artist, he maintains an ongoing Shiatsu practice which he offers throughout his travels and locally in New York City.

 

While he often still feels like the kid dancing in his parents living room, Flomin is a committed professional in the dance field, dedicated to movement and creativity, and is enthused about sharing his knowledge and experience to communicate with and reach dancers and audiences around the world.