Residency Dates
  • April 2014 – April 2014
  • February 2015 – April 2015
  • July 2015 – July 2015
  • December 2015 – December 2015

Kalev is a performing artist and choreographer dedicated to exploring states of
being through interdisciplinary performance. Combining experimental
dance-theatre, improvisation, and aerial imagery, she has created and performed
works with major support from private foundations, public institutions, and
artistic residencies, including The Center For Cultural Innovation, Djerassi
Resident Artiist Program, The
LA County Arts Commission, and The LA Department of Cultural Affairs. 

created and performed new works with support from the Bogliasco Fellowship and
a residency at 33OC in Italy, and ComPeung In Thailand.  She co-created a full-length commissioned
aerial dance and multidisciplinary production designed for San Francisco’s
deYoung Museum with support from The Gerbode Foundation.  As co-founder of Catch Me Bird, she
transformed the passage of time into performances chronicling the evolving
reality of a marital partnership.  Nehara holds a Master of Fine Arts from UCLA and has been a guest
artist at universities on the east and west coasts and the U.K.  She has performed featured roles with Diavolo
Dance Theater, toured with David Rousseve/Reality, worked with The Los Angeles
Opera and the legendary Rachel Rosenthal Company. She values the process of
collaboration as a springboard for human growth.