Batsheva Dance Company 2017 - Prima Tel Aviv hotels


Batsheva Dance Company has been critically acclaimed and popularly embraced as one of the foremost contemporary dance companies in the world.
Together with Batsheva - The Young Ensemble, the Company boasts a roster of 34 dancers drawn from Israel and abroad.
Batsheva Dance Company is Israel's biggest company, maintaining an extensive performance schedule locally and internationally with over 250 performances and circa 100,000 spectators every year.
Hailed as one of the world's preeminent contemporary choreographers, Ohad Naharin assumed the role of Artistic Director in 1990, and propelled the company into a new era with his adventurous curatorial vision and distinctive choreographic voice. 
Batsheva Dance Company was founded as a repertory company in 1964 by the Baroness Batsheva de Rothschild who enlisted Martha Graham as its first artistic adviser.
Since 1989, Batsheva Dance Company has been in residence at the Suzanne Dellal Centre in Tel Aviv.

Ticket prices:
Guests of our Prima receive 10% discount at the Suzanne Dellal Center, Tel Aviv with the promotion code on Batsheva website: 321456
for seats at price level B (NIS 145 full price) and places in the gallery (NIS 135 full price)
Full Price: 145 NIS | Discounted price per guest of Prima: 130.5 NIS
Full Price: 135 NIS | Discount price per guest of Prima: 121.5 NIS
 
 
Batsheva Dance Company
The Suzanne Dellal Center
6 Yehieli Street, Tel Aviv
 
For details and tickets
Phone: 03-5171471
Website www.batsheva.co.il

Decadance - by Ohad Naharin

"Emotional, essential, formidable" (Vera Liber, British Theatre Guide, November 2012)
"Simply breathtaking" (Nina Levy, The West Australian, February 2014)
Performed by Batsheva - the Young Ensemble (16 Dancers)
75 minutes without intermission
*The show contains nudity
"In Decadance I take sections from different works. It's like I am quoting  only either the beginning, middle or ending of many stories, yet, my task is to create a coherent whole new story" - Ohad Naharin
Decadance features selected excerpts from the following works by Ohad Naharin:
Kyr (1990), Mabul (1992), Anaphase (1993), Z/na (1995), Zachacha (1998), Naharin’s Virus (2001), Three (2005), George and Zalman (2006), Max (2007), Seder (2007), Sadeh21 (2011).
Lighting Design: Avi Yona Bueno (Bambi)
Costume Design: Rakefet Levi

Music:
"Recado Bossa Nova" by Laurindo Almeida & The Bossa Nova All-Stars, "Gopher Mambo" by Yma Sumac, "Choo Choo Cha Cha" by Rinky Dinks,
"Blue Rhumba" by Rolley Polley, "Chihuahua" by Luis Oliveira, "Glow Worm Cha Cha Cha" by Jackie Davis,
"It must be true" by John Buzon trio, “Stones Start Spinning” by David Darling, Arab folk music arranged by Habib Alla Jamal and Khader Shama,
“Illusion” by Maxim Waratt, “Echad mi Yodea” arranged and performed by Ohad Naharin and The Tractor’s Revenge, “Cum Dederit” by Vivaldi,
“Somewhere Over the Rainbow” by Harold Arlen- adapted by Marusha, “Hooray for Hollywood” by Don Swan & His Orchestra, “Sway” by Dean Martin,
“Do” by Chronomad, “Fac ut arbeat” by Vivaldi, “Hava Nagila” arranged by Dick Dale, “Train” by Goldfrapp, “Issa Nori” by Maxim Waratt,
“Favourite Final Geisha Show” by Chari Chari, “Flutter” by Kid 606, “Mount Carmel” by Rayon, “Ambient Trust”, “Private Birds” and “You Stop” by AGF,
“On” by Fennesz, “Na tum jano na hum” by Rajesh Roshan, “Me” by Seefeel, “You're Welcome” by Brian Willson-The Beach Boys.
Text: Maxim Waratt inspired by Charles Bukowski
Cast: Chen Agron, Etay Axelroad, Yotam Baruch, Korina Fraiman, Ido Gidron, Mai Golan, Ben Green, Lenny Hasin, Chiaki Horita, Chunwoong Kim, Ohad Mazor, Robin Lesley Nimanong, Evyatar Omessy, Igor Ptashenchuk, Hani Sirkis, Amalia Smith, Xanthe Van Opstal. Apprentices: Londiwe Khoza, Shir Levi, Opal Markus, Tomer Pistiner
 World Premiere: 2000, Suzanne Dellal Center, Tel-Aviv

Date: September 11-13, 21:00

Last Work - by Ohad Naharin

"The piece is breathtaking for the extraordinary dancing by the Batsheva dancers, and the way Mr. Naharin can evoke states of pleasure, pain, madness and a kind of animality — a sheer state of being in the body — through his movement." (Roslyn Sulcas, New York Times)
Performed by 18 Batsheva Dance Company dancers
 
Lighting Design: Avi Yona Bueno (Bambi)
Soundtrack Design and Edit: Maxim Warratt
Original Music: Grischa Lichtenberger
Stage Design: Zohar Shoef
Costume Design: Eri Nakamura
Assistants to Ohad Naharin and Maxim Warratt: Ariel Cohen, Guy Shomroni
Additional Music: Few Mysteries Solved in a Year of Contact - Sagat // Club Life - Hysterics
Crusty Juice - MPIA3 // Volume VIP- Monkey // Nani, Nani, Mummies Baby - Lullabies-of-Europe //
Nani, Nani My Sweet Little Baby - Lullabies-of-Europe // Berceuse (Stravinsky) - Clara Rockmore
 
Original Cast: Rachael Osborne, Bret Easterling, Iyar Elezra, Olivia Ancona, Billy Barry, Mario Bermudez Gil, Omri Drumlevich, Zina (Natalia) Zinchenko, Adi Zlatin, Rani Lebzelter, Ori Moshe Ofri, Shamel Pitts, Oscar Ramos, Ian Robinson, Nitzan Ressler, Hsin-Yi Hsiang, Maayan Sheinfeld, Or Meir Schraiber
 
Produced by Batsheva Dance Company
Co-producers:  Montpellier Danse 2015 & Hellerau-European Center for the Arts, Dresden.
Supported by Batsheva New Works Fund and Dalia and Eli Hurvitz Foundation, with special funding provided by the American Friends of Batsheva.
 
World Premiere: June 2015, Suzanne Dellal Centre, Tel-Aviv
 
Date: October 1-3, 21:00

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