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Dance Today issue 35, February 2019


Editor’s note

A dream comes true: Yair Vardi and architect Elisha Rubin on the addition to and renovation of the Suzanne Dellal Center for Dance and Theater, Neve Tzedek, Tel Aviv

Spotlighting the artist

A Fugue with no Pause/Noa Shiloh

Conversation Between Choreographer Inbal Pinto and Curator Nirit Nelson

Three Pulstations with Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor on The Third Dance/ Anat Zecharia

In the community

Local Dance/ Elad Shechter

Direction: Dimona – Choreographic Action with Members of the Hebrew Community/ Ronit Ziv

Creators write

Cocoons: Homage to Louise Bourgeois/Galia Fredkin

A-ne-no-me: The Creative Process/ Sally Anne-Friedland

A window on history

Tributes to my Teachers Gertrud Kraus, Rena Gluck and Anna Sokolow/ Ze’eva Cohen

The body

The Use of Mental Imagery as a Tool to improve Performance and prevent Injuries in Dance/Amit Abraham

Happenings and Festivals

Hillel’s Adventures in Toulouse/ Hillel Kogan

Dublin Dance Festival: Dancing Trio A – About the Experience of Learning and Performing the Works of Yvonne Rainer 60 years after the Premiere/ Stav Bar-Nachum Frank

Curtain Up (Haramat Masach) 2018/ Gaby Aldor

Somatic Times: Reflections on the Diver Festival, 2018/ Ruthie Abeliovich

Expanded Choreography: From Conceptual Decisions to Physical Manifestation – Impressions after viewing three Works at the 2018 Diver Festival/ Ran Brown

Retrospective: Hospitality/Michal Smama

Peer reviewed article

 ‘All the whole World’s a Stage’: The Presence of Julia Kristeva’s the Semiotic Dimension in the Text through Oyster‘s Theatrical World/ Avital Flamer – Ben Gad

In English

Celebrating a Legacy: “Jews and Jewishness in the Dance World”- An International Conference at Arizona State University, October 2018/ Alexandra Zaslav

International Exposure – Suzanne Dellal 2018/ Judith Brin-Ingber


 Dance Today issue 34, August 2018

Table of Contents

Editor’s foreword

Dance and community

Dance-Audience-Community: Annual dance conference of the Israeli Association for Dance Research/ Stav Bar-Nahum Frank

Community dance practice: An academic program for dance students/ Naama Spitzer

Dancing body – society dances [its] culture: Sociology and anthropology of the body//Yehonatan Hershberg

Dance in the Kibbutz Movement: A social, educational and artistic expression/Naomi Bahat-Ratzon

Hebrew secularism and kibbutz holidays/MukiTsur

Peepdance – The body as the last refuge for freedom   Dance performances inside peep cells in the public space/Talia Freed

Conferences and dance meetings among children in elementary school as a connection to the community and society/ Michal Hershkovitz Michaeli & Einat Duak

Dancer in the Community – Dance makes change/ Ilanit Tadmor

Smadar Weiss talks with Dalia Chaimsky on “Ma’ase Gil” – (third age dance project

(Ma’ase Gil)

A community in movement – Thoughts following three years of contemporary dance activity for people living with Parkinson’s disease in the Yasmin Godder studio/ Sigal Bergman, Shiri Sabach Teicher

A short introduction to the phenomenology of tremor/Guy Hugler

Vertigo Dance Company- The power of balance/ Uriah Kadari

Peace in Motion/ Alexandra Zaslav

Joined- when East and West meet in on a creative process/ Tammy Izhaki

Manish Chuhan from Mumbai to Ga’aton/ Chen Mesil

Memories from Africa: Dance-Audience-Community/ Esther Dagan

African Ballet in West Africa/ Rachel Bangoura

Roy Bedarshi interviews Gadi Biton

Spotlighting the artist

An Israeli choreographer shatters the Berlin Wall – Talia Perlshtein and Tamar Bar-Shalom interview Tamar Ben-Ami

Ruth Eshel’s dance reviews: Fugue by Inbal Pinto, Asylum by Rami Be’er, Nova Carmen by Sharon Eyal & Gai Behar

Excellence in Dance Education – Selected events/ Hila Covrigaro


Festival Montpellier 2018/ Ruth Eshel


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