Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor faced many questions as they embarked on their reconstruction of Nir Ben Gal and Liat Dror’s iconic “Two Room Apartment” (1987).
With a rich calendar of performances through June 18, the 2011 Israel Festival is set to lure concert-goers from around the country to Jerusalem. Here’s a peek at this year’s dance events.
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.
“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.