Also a Youth Jazz and Contemporary Instructor.
Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie has trained extensively in ballet and modern dance but found her artistic home in breaking, hiphop, house and voguing. She began breaking in 2002 under Richard Santiago (aka Breakeasy) and soon after was introduced to house music. She has been greatly influenced by the New York club scene ever since. Ephrat has performed and taught throughout the US and Europe, as well as in Peru, South Africa and Israel. She has appeared on NBC, MTV, Comedy Central and at Carnegie Hall, Madison Square Garden and DTW. Ephrat is a regular guest artist with Rennie Harris Puremovement and has worked with Bill Irwin, Buddha Stretch and Cori Olinghouse among others. Her work has been presented at Dixon Place, The Bushwick Starr, The Flea, The Motherlode Theater and the Bendheim Performing Arts Center. Ephrat is on faculty at Broadway Dance Center and dances with her crews FoxForceFive and MAWU. She recently finished working on the show Magnifico, choreographed by Pilobolus. She has a B.A. in Italian Language (summa cum laude) from Barnard College. More information is available at www.ephratasherie.com