What is on the bill for Curtain Up this year? To find out, here’s a video preview of works by 10 up-and-coming Israeli choreographers.
With four established choreographers as artistic directors, a wealth of premieres by emerging creators, and a series of discussions, Curtain Up 2010 is an event to watch.
Speaking with choreographer Nimrod Freed in 2008 gave me a much clearer sense of the institutional map of Israeli contemporary dance.
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.
“It’s from a very personal point of view, from our connection, this trio. This solo became a trio; of course we found ourselves drawn in,” says Niv Sheinfeld.