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Batsheva’s “Sadeh21” at BAM

Last week, Batsheva Dance Company brought artistic director Ohad Naharin’s Sadeh21 to BAM as part of its 50th anniversary celebration. The 75-minute work, whose title means “Field 21” as in “field of study”, consists of 21 segments that emphasize the … Continue reading

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My Interview with Ohad Naharin in The Brooklyn Rail

Last month, I had the privilege of speaking with Batsheva Dance Company’s artistic director, Ohad Naharin.  Our conversation is in this month’s issue of The Brooklyn Rail.  Also in this issue: Nancy Dalva talks with Paul Taylor, Siobhan Burke reviews Pat … Continue reading

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Writing About Gaga for BAM

BAM asked me to share some thoughts on Gaga, the movement language created by Batsheva Dance Company’s artistic director Ohad Naharin, in anticipation of the company’s performances next month at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. I was happy to … Continue reading

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Gaga Classes in New York

In 2009, one of the highlights of my trip to Israel was taking Gaga classes at the Suzanne Dellal Center for Dance in Tel Aviv.  At the time, these movement awareness classes developed by Ohad Naharin, artistic director of Israel’s … Continue reading

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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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