Tomer Zirkilevich is an artist based in Berlin. He is a choreographer, director, producer, and teacher. He is a graduate of The Dance School at the Kibbutzim College in Tel-Aviv, and currently studies at the Master’s Transdisciplinary Art at the ZHDK in Zurich.
Tomer has created and produced several works including SWAN , a screen stage performance, co-production with LOFFT – DAS THEATER, Leipzig and DOCK11 Berlin; The ARK, A Site- specific performance, Awarded Hoesk Contemporary Prize and LABA fellowship Berlin; and more. His works have been presented in various festivals and venues throughout Europe. His video dance ‘Objective Romance’ has won several accolades at festivals worldwide.
Tomer has expertise in the fields of physical theatre, screen and stage performance. His works mainly revolve around the ‘conflicts of values’ and social norms. He worked as a choreographer for the Gorki theatre, on the production of 'Eviction' by Omer Krieger. He also works as a dramaturg for various dance artists as well as a teacher of improvisation and composition in several dance schools.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Tomer, along with Edegar Starke and Dock11 Berlin, curated and produced ‘SpeeDance - The fastest choreography project’. The festival has brought together about 40 dance artists from diverse backgrounds for a weekend of networking, creation, exchange, and performance. Owing to its success and the evident need for such an event in Berlin’s artistic scene, SpeeDance is now becoming an annual festival.