Yacov Sharir


Yacov  Sharir
Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts

Phone: +1 512 232 5333
Email: sharir@austin.utexas.edu

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Yacov Sharir was the recipient of the 1998 Career Research Excellence Award in the Robert W. Hamilton Faculty Authors Award competition at The University of Texas at Austin; was given the 1997 Innovative Use of Instructional Technology "Virtual Reality & Cyberspace in the Arts" award; and received the 1995-96 National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts Award. In addition, he is a recipient of numerous National Endowment for the Arts Choreographic Fellowship awards, a Meet the Composer/Choreographer National Grant award and The University of Texas College of Fine Arts Student Council Teaching Excellence Award. He has served on the National Endowment for the Arts Choreographic Fellowship Dance Panel, the Texas Commission on the Arts Dance Panel, the Mid-America Dance On Tour Panel and on several international Arts Councils in Israel, Spain and France. Professor Sharir has served on the summer dance faculty at the Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music and Dance for the past nine years.

Media Rep Contact

Rose Thayer (primary)
512-232-8167
email

Alicia Dietrich (primary)
512-232-3667
email