Daniel Ezralow

(b. c. 1957)

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(b Los Angeles, c.1957)

US dancer and choreographer. He trained locally and at the University of California (Berkeley) before going to New York in 1976 where he studied with the Ailey and Joffrey companies. He made his debut with Bruce Becker and Jane Kosminski's 5 × 2 Plus Dance Company (1976–9), going on to dance with the companies of Lubovitch (1978), P. Taylor (1979–83), and Pilobolus. In 1983 he formed Momix with other ex-members of Pilobolus and went on to co-create many works for both companies. A prolific choreographer he also created work for Batsheva, London Contemporary Dance Theatre, Berlin Opera Ballet, as well as working extensively in film, television, musicals, and music videos. In 1994, he began performing solo work, for example Mandala (1997), and subsequently founded the Daniel Ezralow Dance Company for which his works include Why Be Extraordinary When You Can Be Yourself (2007).

Subjects: Dance.

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