Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie


                  Dancer, Choreographer, Teacher.

Ephrat "Bounce" Asherie has trained extensively in ballet and modern dance but found her artistic home in breaking, hiphop and house.  She began breaking in 2002 under “Breakeasy” and soon after was introduced to house music.  She has been greatly influenced by the New York club scene ever since.  Ephrat has performed and taught throughout the US and Europe, as well as in Peru, South Africa and Israel. She has appeared on NBC, MTV, Comedy Central and at Carnegie Hall, Madison Square Garden and DTW.   Ephrat is a regular guest artist with Rennie Harris Puremovement and has worked with  Bill Irwin, Cori Olinghouse and Buddha Stretch among others.  Her work has been presented at Dixon Place, The Bushwick Starr, The Flea, The Motherlode Theater and The Bendheim Performing Arts Center.  Ephrat is on faculty at Broadway Dance Center and loves dancing with her crews FoxForceFive and MAWU.  She recently finished working on the creation process of the show Magnifico, directed by Andre Heller and choreographed by Pilobolus.  She has a B.A. in Italian Language (summa cum laude) from Barnard College.