On January 31st, La MaMa Moves Dance Festival will host a gala event to raise money for a new, exciting event coming to New York City this spring: Contemporary Israeli Dance Week. The project will feature five Israel-based choreographers and five NYC-based Israeli choreographers in performances and master classes at La MaMa Theater.
Monday’s gala will feature Deganit Shemy, LeeSaar The Company, Netta Yerushalmy, and YelleB Dance. Tickets to the fundraiser, held at 7:30 PM at La MaMa Experimental Theater, can be bought online. Watch the trailer below for a preview of the Contemporary Israeli Dance Week.