Ohad Naharin. Photo by Maxim Vart.
It’s been a banner year for Ohad Naharin. Just a few months after receiving the prestigious Samuel H. Scripps American Dance Festival Award, the choreographer was named as one of the recipients of a Dance Magazine Award. Naharin will be honored alongside postmodern pioneer Sara Rudner, Balanchine ballerina Allegra Kent, and tapper extraordinaire Jason Samuels Smith on November 9 at the Florence Gould Hall in New York City.
The November issue of Dance Magazine features profiles of all four honorees, and I wrote the section on Naharin. Scroll down and zoom in below to read my article about Naharin and learn more about these other dance greats.
Related posts on Batsheva Dance Company and Ohad Naharin on Dance In Israel
- “Getting to Know the Batsheva Ensemble”
- “MAX – Connecting to Ohad Naharin’s Choreography”
- “Mamootot – Challenging the Performer-Spectator Divide”
- “Ohad Naharin’s Deca Dance in Israel: A Cycle Completed”
- “Ohad Naharin to Receive 2009 Scripps/ADF Award”
- “Ohad Naharin in America: Out of Focus Documentary”
- “Batsheva Dance Company Premieres Ohad Naharin’s Hora“
- “The Batsheva Ensemble on Tour at Home and Abroad”
- “Batsheva Dance Company: From Graham to Gaga”
- “Phaza Morgana 2009: Batsheva Dance Company in the Desert”
Related posts on Gaga on Dance In Israel
- “Going Gaga: My Introduction to Gaga Dance Classes” (my overview of Gaga dance classes)
- “Gaga: Ohad Naharin’s Movement Language, in His Own Words” (featuring a quote by Ohad Naharin about Gaga)
- “Gaga: A Foreigner Explores Ohad Naharin’s Movement Language” (a reflection on my experience in Ohad Naharin’s Gaga classes)
- “Ohad Naharin on Gaga (Video)” (with a video of Ohad Naharin discussing some concepts from Gaga)
- “A Glimpse into the Gaga Workshop (2008)” (including a video from last year’s workshop)
- “Reflections on the Gaga Intensive 2009” (dancers share their memories from this year’s workshop)
- “Gaga for Dancers: From the Gaga Intensive to New Open Classes”