About David Dassa

David Dassa is a world renowned Israeli dance teacher/choreographer has taught Israeli folk dance in Los Angeles for the past 35 years and conducted hundreds of workshops throughout the US and abroad. David leads two of the most popular dance evenings in the US – on Sundays in West L.A. and on Wednesdays at Wilshire Boulevard Temple in West LA. David, along with his first Israeli dance company, performed in the opening ceremonies of the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. He choreographed several biblical dance scenes for the DreamWorks film, The Prince of Egypt. David also runs two of the world’s premiere folk dance camps: Camp Rikud in May and Winter Rikud in December. David is also known for his work with children and has been teaching dance to middle and high school students at Milken Community Schools since 1998. In June 2004, David joined Wilshire Boulevard Temple as the Director of Dance for its Jewish Camp Hess Kramer and Gindling Hilltop Camp. David was the Director of Dance at the Brandeis-Bardin, and was director of dance at Camp Alonim for over twenty-seven years.