Performance Project with Ian Robinson and Rachael Osborne (former dancers with the Batsheva Dance Company)

Performance Project description

16 selected dancers will have the opportunity to work and create a 15-minutes piece with Ian Robinson and Rachael Osborne. The workshop starts on July 30th, lasts for six days, finishing with a performance on Saturday the 4th of August at the «one small step» International Dance festival in Urban Environment in Corfu.


The Performance Project includes

-a contemporary technique workshop (an hour and a half, from Monday to Friday)

-rehearsals (for four hours, from Monday to Friday).

-performance (on Saturday)


Short biographies

Ian Robinson was born in Bangor, Maine USA.  He trained with the Robinson Ballet and graduated from New York University Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA.  Early in his career Ian danced with various companies and projects including Mikhail Baryshnikov’s Hells Kitchen Dance, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, Sydney Dance Company and Aszure Barton & Artists. From 2009 through 2017 Ian danced full time with the Batsheva Dance Company under the artistic leadership of Ohad Naharin. Ian continues independently to develop himself as a dancer, creator, teacher and videographer. He is a certified Gaga teacher, setting Ohad’s works on companies and leading classes and workshops for dance communities around the world.

Rachael Osborne was born in Canberra, Australia, and trained at the National Capital Ballet School under Janet Karin OAM. She holds an Associate Degree in Dance from the Queensland University of Technology. In September of 2000 she encountered the Batsheva Dance Company for the first time and met with Ohad Naharin. Rachael joined the Batsheva Dance Company later that season, and has a close, working relationship with Batsheva and Ohad until today. During her time with BDC, Rachael met and danced alongside Sharon Eyal, eventually becoming a formative member of Eyal’s own company L-E-V, in 2012.

Rachael is a dancer and certified Gaga teacher, teaches workshops and stages Ohad Naharin’s works around the world.


Where: Municipal Theater of Corfu, 68 Georgio Theotoki Str. 49100 Corfu. Main entrance  Samara str. Side entrance Stamatiou Desila str.

Dates: 30th of July – 4th of August

Time: 30th of July – 3rd of August from 10:00 – 16:00, Performance on the 4th of August, starting at 21:30


Selection process / How to apply

The selection of the 16 dancers depends on previous experience. Please send us an email with your CV, a video link and a letter of interest at:


The total cost of the workshop is 280€

«one small step» has organized for its participants discounts in accommodation close to the venue, to selected local restaurants with amazing greek cuisine and to other shops.


For more information please email us at: