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

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

"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

Nov 2 at 21:00, 
Nov 3 at 14:00, Nov 4 at 21:00,
Dec 21 at 21, 
Dec 22 at 14:00, Dec 23 at 21:00

Venezuela - Premiere by Ohad Naharin

Venezuela, with its wonderful dancers, is a fascinating and multifaceted piece that contains a surprise that remains with the viewer long after leaving the theater". (Yael Efrati, Timeout, May 2017)
Performed by Batsheva Dance Company dancers
80 Minutes without intermission
*The show includes profane language
Produced by Batsheva Dance Company. Co-producers: Chaillot National Theater, Paris; Hellerau – European Center for the Arts, Dresden. 
Special support provided by Batsheva's New Works Fund, and the American Friends of Batsheva's New Works Fund
Special thanks to The Israeli Ballroom Dancing Fund


"Coma" by Converter, "Ae Ajnabi" (From "Dil Se") by Mahalakshmi & Udit Narayan, "Bullet in the Head" by Rage Against the Machine, "Mirage" by Biz, "The Wait" by Olafur Arnalds, "One Large Rose" by Niblock Phill, "Dead Wrong" by The Notorious B.I.G, "Kyrie fons bonitatis, Litany", "Beata Viscera" - Gregorian Chant, Songs of the Spirit; "Offertorium: Lubulate Deo Universa Terra" - Gregorian Chants from Mönchsschola der Erzabtei St. Ottilien; "O Euchari" by Hildegard Von Bingen; "De Profundis","Alma Redemptoris"- Gregorian Chants;" Alma Redemptoris Mater", "Litany: Litany" -Gregorian Chant from Westminster Cathedral Choir.

Nov 10 at 14:00, Nov 11 at 21:00, Nov 12 at 21:00, Nov 30 at 14:00
Dec 1 at 14:00, 
Dec 2 at 21:00, Dec 4 at 21:00, Dec 5 at 14:00, Dec 6 at 20:00