Going Gaga: My Intro to Gaga Dance Classes

Gaga was developed by the Batsheva Dance Company’s artistic director, Ohad Naharin, and it evolved not only through his work with professional dancers but through experimentation with non-dancers.

Surveying Dance Technique in Israel: A Report from the Studios

I attempted to do my initial survey in a relatively methodical manner, working my way slowly from studio to studio and taking classes labeled modern (מודרני – “moderni”), contemporary (עכשווי – “achshavi”), or release (רליס – “release”).

Dancing in Another Language

Studio at Adama in Mizpe Ramon, Israel At my first Hebrew lesson last year, I approached my tutor with this request: please teach me the names of body parts.  I […]