Pinto Inbal, director, designer & choreographer
Inbal Pinto was born in Israel. She established the Inbal Pinto Dance Company in 1992. Her first creation was Dio can, a mix of dance and action painting. She danced with the Batsheva Dance Company. In 1996 she created her first full-length work, Wrapped, for which she won the prestigious Bessie Award. In 1999 she created Oyster for the Maison de la Danse in Lyon, a work that is still being performed until this day and for which she received numerous awards in Israel and abroad. In 2002 she founded with Avshalom Pollak the Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak Dance Company. Together they created Boobies, Shaker, Wallflower, Bombix mori, Icetreem, Trout and many other works. They have also created together the operas Armide (Gluck) in Wiesbaden and The Cunning Little Vixen (Janacek) in Bregen. They also directed the musical The Cat who Lived a Million Times in Tokyo and the musical Rashomon. In 2018 Pinto created Fugue with composer Maya Belsitzman. At the end of 2018 Pinto left the company she established and she continues to choreograph, direct and design various projects.
Her works at the Israeli Opera: