Yarit has been working in the dance and theatre industry since 2006. First as a contemporary dancer & dramaturge for Hagit Yakira Company, she then studied an MA in theatre direction and the Jacques Lecoq's physical theatre method at LISPA. Interested in staging extreme body expression she certified as a BASSC stage combat teacher and later as an intimacy director & coordinator with IDC in the United States.  

She is an established Fight Director, Movement Director and Intimacy Director working in UK and EU. 

In 2019 she was the first "Intimacy Director" on London's West End (Death of A Salesman production). 

Yarit is a an Ensemble Associate Artist of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Associate of both HERA and Director's Cut and Associate Teacher at RADA  

For TV/ Film she works as an IDC certified Intimacy Coordinator and her company Moving Body Arts offers choreography & training services for Theatre, TV & Film (IMDb Profile).

Theatre credits include: Daddy (Almedia), The Effect (Boulevard Theatre), Miss Julie (Storyhouse), Death of A Salesman (Young Vic & West End), Richard II (Shakespeare's Globe starring Adjoa Andoh) Hamlet (Shakespeare's Globe starring Michelle Terry), As You Like It (Shakespeare's Globe) and Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare's Globe), Wild East (Young Vic), Strange Fruit (Bush Theatre), The Crucible (The Yard), As You Like It (Shakespeare in the Squares), King Lear (Actors From the London Stage), Rise and Fall of Little Voice (Park Theatre), Three Sisters (Arrows & Traps Theatre Company), One Man Two Guvnors (Trinity Theatre), Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare in the Squares), Assata Taught Me (The Gate), The Iphigenia Quartet (The Gate), Diary of a Madman (The Gate), Macbeth Fire Burn (ImmerCity Theatre), Disgraced (English Theatre Frankfurt), Dark Tourism (Park Theatre), Macbeth (RIFT Theatre).

Film / TV credits include: Intimacy Coordinator for Adult Material (Channel 4), Cheaters (BBC Studios / Clerkenwell), Domina (Sky TV), The Nevers (ep1-2, HBO), White Lines (ep9-10, Netflix), Spanish Princess Season 2 (Starz) and currently working on shows produced by Channel 4, Amazon/Sony, Starz, Amazon/Legendary and BBC Three/HBO Max. 

Dance credits includes: dancer & dramaturge for Hagit Yakira Dance Company 2007-2010, Dancer Corpi e Spazi (Torino for Ellena Rolle), Rabbit (Immercity), Choreographer (Chairmania, BAC). 

Teaching: Yarit teaches movement, stage combat and intimacy for actors / directors in London's drama schools and film schools  (RADA, Guildhall, Rose Bruford, Italia Conti, East 15, Arts Ed, NFTS, London Film School etc). She is also a Shakespeare's Globe Higher Education Tutor and has taught internationally in Chicago (USA), Bamburg & Berlin (Germany), Tel-Aviv (Israel), Toronto (Canada) and Antwerp (Belgium). 

Professional Education:

IDC Certified Intimacy Coordinator

IDC Certified Intimacy Director 

Intimacy Coordination Training led by Alicia Rodis (HBO)

IDI Intimacy Choreographer's Intensive, led by Tonia Sina, Alicia Rodis, Claire Warden and Siobhan Richardson.

BASSC Certified Stage Combat Teacher

MA in Theatre Practices (Directing), Rose Bruford College

Jacques Lecoq method 2yr programme, LISPA (now 'Arthaus Berlin')

Postgraduate Certificate in Dance Studies, Trinity Laban Conservatoire

Postgraduate Certification in Learning and Teaching in HE (Rose Bruford)

Dance Theatre 3yr certification training at Ezrael Dance & Music Centre, Israel 

Laban Guild Foundation Course

Commedia dell'Arte training with Fabio Mangolini 

Classical Pilates Instructor (full studio equipment & matwork)

Garuda Instructor (full studio equipment & matwork)

Additional Skills: 

Intimacy: Best Practices Workshop (TIE), Stage Managing Intimacy Course (IDC), Consent in Academia Course (IDC) and auditing various 90min IDC workshops online.  

Martial Arts: Historical European Martial Arts, Escrima, Karate, Capoeira

Firearms: Level 1 with Barearms 

Full Military Service with Israeli Defence Force

BASSC Stage Combat Teacher 

Physical Theatre & Movement Direction 

Mask Theatre 

Animal Work

Historical Dance: Georgian Era, Tudor Era

Dance: Contemporary, Ballet, Lindy Hop / Swing, Blues Dancing

Basic Acrobatics

Motion Capture (Centroid and Shapes In Motion)

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