Idan Cohen is a Choreographer and an Opera director. Cohen holds a BA in Choreography and an MA in Dance- Choreography from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Born and raised in Israel, Kibbutz Mizra, Cohen was trained as a classical piano player. He was awarded scholarships and grants for international master workshops from the age of 8. Cohen went on to receive a scholarship to study theater and fine arts at the Art Colony in Israels Negev, and graduated with honors. Idan danced for 7 seasons with the world-renowned KCDC in Israel and formed his own award winning company in 2006.