The festival, a five-day event including performances, video presentations, and community classes, profiles nine of Israel’s up-and-coming dance groups.
Last night I witnessed dance history – and I hope that the opening night of the Home Port Festival (and the festival itself) will go down in the books not as an isolated moment in time but as the recognized beginning of a new stage, figuratively and literally, for Israel’s independent choreographers.
The Home Port festival was initiated by the Amuta (which translates as the Choreographers Association or the Choreographers Society), an umbrella organization for fifty-four independent choreographers who draw from styles as varied as contemporary dance, flamenco, and belly dance.
(Video: Hillel Kogan’s Everything) It’s another jam-packed day of dance-watching! Like Day 2 of International Exposure, Day 3 features two programs from the 2008 Curtain Up Festival. We’ll start our […]
(Hillel Kogan’s “Everything” will premiere in the 2008 Curtain Up Festival) * * * “Another Op’ning, another show In Philly, Boston, or Baltimo’ A chance for stage folks to say […]