Saar was born on a farm in Israel to an artistic family and danced until the age of 18. At that age, he joined the Israeli Army for 6 years. He left the army and started to dance again at the age of 24. In 1998 he created his first work as an independent choreographer
In 2001, Saar established LeeSaar The Company with Lee Sher, relocating to NYC in 2004. The company was commissioned to create full evening dance programs until 2016 and toured internationally
Saar has been the manager of Gaga in the USA since 2012 and was appointed artistic director of Gaga in 2018.