While SummerDance 2010 has presented an array of Israeli dance at home, a number of Israeli choreographers and companies have also performed at prestigious festivals abroad.
“Five days later, we leave [International Exposure” with a semblance of an idea of what makes contemporary dance in Israel so vibrant,” says guest writer Brian Schaefer.
International Exposure 2009 will present the work of twenty-seven Israeli choreographers to over ninety guests including theater directors, festival directors, and journalists.
“Everyone wants to perform here,” says Yair Vardi, director of the Suzanne Dellal Center. Judging by the roster of world-renowned dance productions descending on Tel Aviv, Vardi’s boast is not an exaggeration.
With the paneled set drenched in a rich leaf-green color and eleven of the Batsheva Dance Company’s exquisite dancers decorating the space, Naharin’s new piece is indeed a sight to see.