Dr. Ruth Eshel was a dancer and choreographer from 1970 to 1987. She is the author of the book Dancing with the Dream – The Development of Artistic Dance in Israel 1920-1964, dance critic for Ha’aretz, and Artistic Director of Haifa University’s Eskesta Dance Theatre. Her Ph.D dissertation (at the Tel Aviv University) was on Movement Theater in Israel, 1976-1991.