Atlanta-based choreographer George Staib reflects on his time dancing and watching dance in Israel.
For all their stylistic differences, Godder and the team of Eyal and Bachar do have one key trait in common: they are artists who are audacious and provocative, in the best senses of those words.
Last week, Batsheva Dance Company unveiled its 2011-2012 season at a press conference in Studio Varda. And what a season it will be!
In June, a wave of contemporary dance from Israel is coming to New York as part of the annual La MaMa Moves Festival – and at the end of January, a gala evening offers a preview.
“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.