Tag Archives: Tel Aviv

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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A Choreography of Healing in Israel

Daniel Banks and Adam McKinney, the founders of DNAWORKS, recently spent time in Israel working with two young men – both of whom studied dance – left immobile below the ribs after a gunman opened fire last August on a … Continue reading

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Going Gaga in Israel, Part Two

Batsheva Dance Company’s studios at the Suzanne Dellal Centre Last Friday morning, I returned to Tel Aviv’s Suzanne Dellal Centre for Dance and Theatre to take my second Gaga class.  After reawakening my body in Thursday evening’s class and getting … Continue reading

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Going Gaga in Israel, Part One

The entrance to the Suzanne Dellal Centre for Dance and Theatre Since first experiencing Gaga – the movement language created by Batsheva Dance Company’s artistic director Ohad Naharin – in early 2008, I have been yearning for more, and so … Continue reading

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