Born and raised in Israel, Netanel trained in ballet from age 7. In Israel he worked with several dance companies, among them Bat Dor dance company, The Israeli Opera and the Israeli Ballet. Netanel discovered his love for musical theatre in Israeli productions of american musicals.
He also won the Israeli version of So You think You Can Dance which led him to move to America and pursue a career in musical theatre.
In the US Netanel graduated from AMDA NY. Among his american credits: A Chorus Line – national tour, “Best performer” title for his role of Gene Kelly in What a Glorious Feeling (OR), and was recently seen on Broadway’s Aladdin.