Zvi Gotheiner is a contemporary choreographer from northern Israel, renowned contemporary ballet teacher and founder of the dance company ZviDance based in New York City. Beginning his artistic career as a masterful violinist and concertmaster, Zvi started dancing at age 17 and arrived in New York in 1978 where he worked with Joyce Trisler Dance Company and Feld Ballets/NY. After directing Tamar Ramle and the Jerusalem Tamar Dance Companies in Israel and the Israeli Chamber Dance Company in New York, Gotheiner founded ZviDance in 1989. His piece 6 x 6 was presented at the Kitchen in 1996.