Shades of Dance, Israel’s biennial competition for new choreographers, brings 16 young artists to Suzanne Dellal’s stages in September.
A new generation of Israeli choreographers made their mark at the No Ballet competition in Germany.
Although she started dancing late, Deganit Shemy won accolades here in Israel with her early work, even garnering the Gvanim Bemachol (Shades of Dance) prize in 2003.
Opening a festival devoted to emerging choreographers, “Then and Now” featured excerpts of four dances which, in the days when the festival doubled as a competition, won the coveted first prize.
Since its inception in 1984, Shades of Dance has showcased artists who are relatively fresh to the field of choreography.