The festival, a five-day event including performances, video presentations, and community classes, profiles nine of Israel’s up-and-coming dance groups.
In June, a wave of contemporary dance from Israel is coming to New York as part of the annual La MaMa Moves Festival – and at the end of January, a gala evening offers a preview.
The annual SummerDance festival, called Maholohet in Hebrew (a play on the words for “dance” and “hot”), will take place from July 1-August 31 and boast 84 performances.
After two years of barely seeing any dance grappling with the Israeli context, I couldn’t help but wonder why so many works were now invoking this subject.
International Exposure 2009 will present the work of twenty-seven Israeli choreographers to over ninety guests including theater directors, festival directors, and journalists.