Hadar Ahuvia is a thINKing DANCE guest writer. She is a Brooklyn based performer, choreographer, and educator, making work grounded in physical research and political consciousness. Her work has been presented at NYLA, EMPAC, Dixon Place, CPR, Brooklyn Studios for Dance, Danspace DRAFTWORK, AUNTS, Catch, Roulette, the Whole Shabang, and Eastport Art Center, Maine. She has worked with Sara Rudner, Jill Sigman, Donna Uchizono, Kathy Westwater, Molly Poerstel, Anna Sperber, Jon Kinzel, and Tatyana Tenenbaum. A progressive Jewish educator, Ahuvia was raised in Israel and the U.S., trained at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, and she earned a BA from Sarah Lawrence College. She was a 2012 DTW/NYLA Fresh Tracks Artist and is 2015 Movement Research Artists in Residence. In her ongoing project Joy Vey, Ahuvia contends with a Zionist legacy through the re-figuring of beloved Israeli folk songs and dances.