Yaniv Avraham joined the Batsheva Ensemble in 2001 and in 2003 Batsheva Dance Company, where he danced until 2010. While with Batsheva, Yaniv performed works by artistic director Ohad Naharin, house choreographer Sharon Eyal, and guest choreographer Mats Ek. In recent years, he has performed in the works of fellow Batsheva alumni Noa Zuk and Gili Navot. Yaniv choreographed several works for Batsheva Dancers Create from 2004-2010. Since leaving the company, he has created new dances for MASPA and Florida University, and his solo Somersault (2013) was performed in several festivals at the Suzanne Dellal Centre in Tel Aviv, Dance Makers in Amsterdam, and MDF in Reggio Calabria (Italy). Together with is long-time colleague Guy Shomroni, Yaniv has collaborated on works such as Kuntz (2014), Vellum (2014), Kumzits (2017), Second Home (2017), Ambush (2018) and It Will End in Tears (2019). Yaniv teaches Gaga classes, to both dancers and non-dancers in Israel and internationally, and Naharin’s repertory.