Yarit Dor is a movement director and fight and dance choreographer working in the UK.
She trained in dance theatre in Israel and at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London. From 2007 until 2009, she trained in Jacques Lecoq Physical Theatre at London International School of Performing Arts and was a member of a devised theatre group called Clowns at Work from 2009 until 2010. As part of an artist residency, she directed and choreographed Chairmania at the Battersea Arts Centre in 2010.
Dor is a certified stage combat teacher with The British Academy of Stage & Screen Combat. She works as a physical performer in motion capture and still performs with various physical theatre ensembles in the UK, Italy and Philadelphia. Furthermore Dor is an Associate Tutor at RADA and an Associat Artist with the Director’s Cut Theatre Company.
Dor co-founded Theatrical Intimacy with Lizzy Talbot which is aimed at supporting a safe training of directors and performers when staging intimacy scenes.
In 2017, Dor opened an ensemble theatre company called Moving Body Arts.