Israel Harris is a Latino-American originating from Guatemala, and raised in Bellevue, WA. He is a Brooklyn-based artist with specialties in dance instruction, performance, choreography, video editing, social media and marketing practices, and legislative advocacy. He graduated from NYU Tisch School of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance, a Minor in Psychology, and a Minor in Hebrew and Judaic Studies. He’s had the pleasure of performing feature roles in works by Wayne McGregor and Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE, and danced in works by Lar Lubovitch, Ori Flomin, Luca Renzi, and Valeria Gonzales. He assisted Sidra Bell during her creative process with the Second Avenue Dance Company in 2019, and is a current company member with Sean Curran Company, Drye Marinaro Dance Company, and DanceAction. Israel had the pleasure of dancing abroad under the instruction of Judith-Sanchez Ruiz, Meg Stuart, Leila McMillan, Shahar Binyamini, Bosmat Nossan, and more. With his extensive training in commercial dance, Israel is currently represented by The Movement Talent Agency. Along with his position at Neville Dance Theatre, Israel is a Legislative Assistant at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, striving to create a more just and equitable world for all.