Naomi Perlov was born in Israel in 1959. She is the daughter of a Polish mother and a Brazilian father. She studied Dance at ‘Bat Dor’ School – Tel-Aviv, ‘Schola Cantorum’ – Paris and with Milton Myers – New York.
In 1984 she graduated with Honors from ‘Benesh Institute of Choreology’ (Dance Notation). From 1994-98 she served as the Co-Artistic Director of the Batsheva Ensemble with Ohad Naharin. Since 1988 she has worked with the choreographer Angelin Preljocaj, assisting in his creations and restaging his ballets all over the world. From 1999-2006, she served as artistic director for the biannual “Shades in Dance” contest for young Israeli artists at the Suzanne Dellal Centre. In 2009 she founded “The Maslool,” a 2-year professional dance program at Bikurey Ha’Itim Arts Center- Tel-Aviv-Jaffa. ”The Maslool” is artistically directed by Perlov and Offir Dagan and supported by the Ministry of Culture of Israel since 2011. In 2015, together with Sharon Rubinov Biderman, she established Dconstruction – A Methodological Course for Dance Teachers which provides methodological tools for formulating lesson plans and annual curriculums, knowledge in implementation of corrections, encourages and emphasizes the artistic aspects of rehearsal directing.
In conjunction with her work as artistic director, rehearsal director and judge in dance
contests, Naomi teaches modern dance and trains dancers in many courses and workshops. In 2020, she became the Artistic Director of the Suzanne Dellal Centre for Dance and Theatre in Tel Aviv.