Dena Davida on Jerusalem International Dance Week and International Exposure

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Frank sexuality and bold gender politics also predominated in so much of the work, as if another form of resistance to social and political conservatism. Read more

Rachel Erdos on God Forbid by Dana Ruttenberg

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A
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Collaboration between Dana Ruttenburg and Noa Mark-Ofer.
Dance it was not but it was life itself. Read more

Oded Ronen on A-Genre Program B

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שאלתי את עצמי, איפה הקונפליקט. איפה המנוע שיניע את היצירה כולה, ואותי כצופה. האם זה מספיק, לקחת את הרגש הזה, את האהבה הקיצונית הזו, לכאורה שחוקה אבל כל כך חזקה, אותנטית ואוניברסלית, ולשים אותה על במה.

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Judith Brin Ingber on International Exposure

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I ask myself why must I watch this? So I decide to walk out–I see no point in a woman taking this. They are no longer dancers in a dance but a man willfully striking a woman. Read more

Yoav Grinberg on A-Genre Festival Program A

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      The A-Genre Festival took place at Tmuna Theater on December 15, 16, 17, 2016. Yoav Grinberg Danced in Ido Tadmor Dance Company, In ‘Tami’ Dance Company, artistic director Nimrod Freed, Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company, De De Dance Company and Sally Anne Friedland’s Dance Drama Company.Engaged in teaching dance and invited to teachRead more

Vicens Mayans on International Exposure

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Back at home, Barcelona-based Vicens Mayans gives a round-up of highlights from International Exposure. Read more

Roberto Casarotto on Days 3 & 4 of International Exposure

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Pictures of Common Emotions by Yasmeen Godder:       Pictures of After Show Spaces:           ROBERTO CASAROTTO  Since 2006, Roberto has been director of the dance projects for the Centro per la Scena Contemporanea di Bassano del Grappa (CSC) and Operaestate Festival Veneto. Associate director of Aerowaves, he is aRead more

The Plans We Make: Thoughts on SALE by Eyal Dadon

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I could feel all of the thought Dadon put into that bag of popcorn and its torrid interaction with the silvery microwave. I could imagine him planning the coming action, the popcorn bag handed gently to the audience member seated closest to the stage and the slow journey it would make through the crowd, delighting each and every viewer with one, perfect, buttery kernel. What a wonderful addition that would make to the UX of the piece.Read more

Roberto Casarotto on Day 1 of International Exposure: Slug by Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak Dance Company and Three Sisters by Ronit Ziv

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‘3 white dresses, 5 white shirts, 5 pair of black trousers, nearly 200 light bulbs hanging, different languages spoken, eight performers.Read more

Elad Schechter on Between Heaven and Earth: Locally by Iris Erez

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Elad Schechter catches a quick chat with Iris Erez about the crazy day leading up to her performance of Locally in the Between Heaven and Earth Festival.Read more