Saar Magal studied dance at the Telma Yalin Art High School in Tel Aviv and at the Laban Centre for Movement and Dance in London.
She won first prize at the choreography competition "On the Way to London". After completing her education, she worked, among others, with the Batsheva Dance Company and the Koldmana Dance Company in Tel Aviv, at the National Theatre Habimah and at the Laban Centre for Movement and Dance in London. Initial collaboration with the producer Krzysztof Warlikowski in 1997 was followed by numerous subsequent projects and, among other works, they jointly staged Hamlet in Tel Aviv, Parsifal at the Opéra National de Paris, Medée at Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels as well as additional productions in Warsaw and Stuttgart. Besides her artistic work, she teaches dance, improvisation and choreography at various dancing schools in Israel. At the Bayerische Staatsoper, she developed the choreography for Warlikowski's staging of Eugene Onegin. Season 2014/15: Concept and Choreography for Jephta's Daughter.