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Batsheva’s Return to the Joyce

This week marks Batsheva Dance Company’s two-week return to The Joyce Theater after nearly twenty-seven years.  The Tel-Aviv based company is presenting artistic director Ohad Naharin’s Project 5 (a New York premiere) with separate casts – one all-female and one … Continue reading

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Beyond Gaga: Contemporary Israeli Dance and the Reinvention of the Jewish Body

via Culturebot: Over the past few years, Israel has consistently produced some of the most exciting, innovative, and unexpected choreographers working in the field today. As a result, contemporary dance is one of Israel’s most respected and innovative exports. Under … Continue reading

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When Protesters Target Artists

Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company, which just concluded performances of Ohad Naharin’s Max at BAM, drew anti-Israel protesters last week demanding that people boycott Israel and all aspects of Israeli life, including the arts. Laura Collins-Hughes recently wrote about what she … Continue reading

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