International Exposure 2008: Day 3

Posted on 22 January 2009 by Deborah Friedes Galili

(Video: Hillel Kogan’s Everything)

It’s another jam-packed day of dance-watching!

Like Day 2 of International Exposure, Day 3 features two programs from the 2008 Curtain Up Festival.  We’ll start our day at 2:00 p.m. with Curtain Up 4:  Tomer Sharabi’s Monk, Hillel Kogan’s Everything, and Maya Stern’s Black Sea. At 5:00, Michael Getman’s Monday and Maya Levi’s Lifeline from Curtain Up 2 will complete the showings from this annual festival of premieres.

In between these two concerts, we’ll take an inside look into the Batsheva Dance Company.  We’re invited to Studio Varda for an open rehearsal of Ohad Naharin’s Project 5, a work for five women that premiered in July.

The evening is full of options for adventurous International Exposure attendees.  Across town at the Cameri Theater, Galia Fradkin’s La Mariposa is playing at 7:00 and 9:30 p.m.  At 8:00 and again at 10:00 p.m., Noa Dar’s Tetris will transform the choreographer’s central Tel Aviv studio into a most unusual performance space.  And at the Suzanne Dellal Center, Studio A will be the venue for the Acco Dance Center’s showing of Simon Rowe’s Welcome to Valhalla! at 8:30 p.m.

The Choreographers Society will host a reception at 9:00, which will no doubt be a welcome break before a 10:00 p.m. concert of four more works.  The Tel Aviv Dance Company will perform part of Ya’ara Dolev and Amit Goldenberg’s Tokyo Oranges, while the Nadine Bommer Dance Company will offer an excerpt from Bommer’s Manimation. Mami Shimazaki’s Chiki, Chiki 123 and Elina Pechersky’s Elina’s Muses round out the last program of the day.

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(Video: Nadine Bommer’s Manimation)

(Video: Noa Dar’s Tetris)

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4 Comments For This Post

  1. rachelsamoul Says:

    Very interesting blog. J’aime beaucoup!

    There is a wrong information
    It is International Exposure 2009, not 2008

  2. Deborah Friedes Says:

    Thanks for your comment, and I’m glad you’re enjoying the blog!

    I know it seems strange since it’s January 2009, but it actually *is* International Exposure 2008. Typically the festival is held in December of a calendar year to show off the new works from the past 12 months; since the festival happens to be in January this time, the label gets a bit confusing!

  3. rachelsamoul Says:

    Thank you for the explanation!

  4. Deborah Friedes Says:

    Anytime! You’re always welcome to ask questions, and I’ll do my best to reply.

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