Hofesh Shechter Dance Company, Political Mother © Tom Medwell
Resident Organisation

Hofesh Shechter Company

Hofesh Shechter Company is one of the world’s leading contemporary dance companies.

New Wing
Somerset House
020 3701 7490

In 2008, Shechter formed the internationally acclaimed Hofesh Shechter Company following the success of his award-winning production Uprising/In your rooms. 

Shechter’s other works for the company include Uprising/In your Rooms: The Choreographer’s Cut (2009), The Art of Not Looking Back (2009), Political Mother (2010), Political Mother: The Choreographer’s Cut (2011), Survivor (created with Antony Gormley for Barbican Centre, 2012), Sun (2013) and barbarians (2015).

Hofesh Shechter Company, Sun, © Gabriele Zucca
Hofesh Shechter Company, Sun, © Gabriele Zucca

“The mighty contemporary choreographer – a combination of dance-maker and rock star, but with film director sensibilities.” 

The Times

#HOFEST, a 4 week long season in autumn 2015, celebrated Hofesh’s work across four of London’s most iconic venues, the Royal Opera House, Sadler’s Wells, Stratford Circus and O2 Academy Brixton, reaching 30,000 people.

Shechter’s new work, Grand Finale, will premiere at Theatre de la Ville in Paris on 14 June 2017.

Hofesh Shechter Company is a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England and a resident company of Brighton Dome. Hofesh Shechter is an Associate Artist of Sadler’s Wells.

Hofesh Shechter Company, barbarians, 2015