Gili Navot

Gili Navot was born in 1981 in the United States and raised in Israel. From 1993-1999, she studied at Wizo High School in Haifa, and she also trained in ballet at Liora Bing’s studio. Gili joined the Batsheva Ensemble in 1999, and she performed as a member of Batsheva Dance Company from 2001-2008. During her time with the company, she began teaching Gaga, Ohad Naharin's movement language. She also choreographed six dances for the Batsheva Dancers Create platform.

In 2009, Gili taught Ohad Naharin’s repertory at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet in New York City. She also created a work for the HaZira Performance Art Arena. More recently, her choreography has been featured in festivals including Curtain Up and International Exposure. Gili continues to teach Gaga throughout Israel and internationally.