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DANIEL JABER

Dancer

Born in Nairne, South Australia, Daniel trained in Adelaide with Christine Underdown and Barbara Komazec. He further pursued his training through the Australian Ballet School, Queensland University of Technology and Adelaide College of the Arts before joining Australian Dance Theatre (ADT), under the direction of Garry Stewart in 2004.
Jaber has toured the world extensively, performing in new works with Stewart from 2004-2008, then from 2010 -2014 as a full-time company member. He remains a guest performer with the company and has performed; HELD, Nothing, Birdbrain, Age of Unbeauty, Devolution, G, Proximity, Anthology and North/South. 
In 2013, ADT commissioned Jaber to create his first full-length work, Nought, which premiered at the Samstag Museum of Art in Adelaide. Nought was subsequently nominated for a Helpmann Award for Best Choreography in a Dance or Physical Theatre work. As a choreographer, Jaber has created work for ADT, Expressions Dance Company, Houston Ballet 2, Qantas, Dance Moms, Dubai Festival, Architanz Tokyo and countless student works throughout Australia and the US.
Jaber currently divides his time between teaching at the New Zealand School of Dance as a Contemporary Lecturer and performing with ADT.