Tag Archives: Deganit Shemy

APAP Special: Out of Israel

Yes, it’s that time of year again.  The annual Association for Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) conference starts tomorrow.  Thousands of performing arts professionals will attend and be stationed at the Hilton for events throughout the weekend, but there are plenty … Continue reading

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Deganit Shemy & Company at Danspace

Israel-born choreographer Deganit Shemy presented two premieres at Danspace Project over the weekend.  Aggression, vulnerability, desire, and power were evident in both all-female works.  In Blink, a trio for Erika Eichelberger, Denisa Musilova, and Savina Theodorou, the dancers were frequently … 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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