Erez Ilan Biography
He was born in Israel, where he started his studies of classical ballet in the School of Ice Skating and Ballet Class at Bat Yam with Alex Zaidman, Karina and Slava as a teachers. In 2002 he moved to Ness-Ziona to continuing his dance studies with Tova Tzuberi and Shay Gotesman.
In 2004 he joined the Thelma-Yellin High School of Arts completing his dance training with Rose Subul, David Dvir, Jay Augen, Dalia Dvir, Meira Bar-Natan and Meleni Barson. During these years Erez perform a lot of shows with the Thelma-YellinHigh School of Arts, Julliard School, Israeli Ballet, Canada’s National Ballet School…
In 2008 he won the First Price at the Mia Arbatova Competition.
In September 2008 he joined Compañía Nacional de Danza. Since then he has danced important roles in In the Middle Somewhat Elevated and Herman Schmerman, by William Forsythe and Romeo and Juliet by Goyo Montero (Benvolio). He has also danced in ballets by other renowned choreographers as Jiri Kylián, Mats Ek, Nacho Duato, Tony Fabre, José Carlos Martínez, George Balanchine, Marcos Morau, Ivan Pérez, Itzik Galilli, Ohad Naharin or Johan Inger. In September 2017, he is promoted to soloist dancer by José Carlos Martínez.