Kamuyot by Ohad Naharin
"Both moving and memorable"
(New York Times, March 5, 2008)
Ohad Naharin's 'Kamuyot' is immediate and toys interactively with the conventional relationship between audience and performers. It is intense, funny, poignant, inventive and powerful; unhindered by the barrier of words, it inspires dialogue and expression in the first universal language - movement and dance.
Session by Ohad Naharin in collaboration with Batsheva dancers
Soundtrack Guy Shomroni
A unique dance project created last year for the Museum of Modern Art, Fondation Beyeler in Basel. The dancers perform familiar moves and segments from the wide repertory of Naharin. Free to choose With who, What, How and When to perform, the dancers follow only one rule - Being available and aware to space and fellow dancers. Each session is different, exposing the audience to the endless possibilites within the company's repertory. Israeli Premiere // Varda Studio.
The Hole by Ohad Naharin
Ohad Naharin's new creation will premiere in April 2013. The piece is site-specific, created especially for Batsheva's unique Varda Studio. Collaborators in this new piece include scenery and stage designer Zohar Shoef, lighting designer Bambi (Avi Yona Bueno), and costume designer Ariel Cohen. The soundtrack is edited by Maxim Waratt. Former Batsheva Dance Company dancer Guy Shomroni is artistic assistant to Ohad Naharin and Maxim Waratt.
Lost Cause by Sharon Eyal & Gai Behar + Tabula Rasa by Ohad Naharin
Naharin's landmark creation from 1986 and Lost Cause by Sharon Eyal & Gai Bachar - presented by Batsheva Ensemble
Ohad Naharin's 'Tabula Rasa' was originally created in 1986 for the Pittsburg Ballet (USA). Ten dancers dance to the music by Estonian composer Arvo Pärt. An opportunity to meet the dancers of Batsheva Ensemble performing a Naharin classic alongside a new piece by Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar.
Sadeh21 by Ohad Naharin in collaboration with Batsheva dancers
"Liberation of feelings… electrifying bodies… tuned like a fairytale orchestra, remarkable precision - and it's as beautiful as a dream" (Ynet, May 27, 2011).
Since its premiere at the Israel Festival, Jerusalem in May 2011, 'Sadeh21' has been praised by both audiences and critics alike, and seen by an excess of 10,000 people. This season the piece will be presented in Hamburg, Tel-Aviv, Dimona and Toronto.
Deca Dance by Ohad Naharin
“Naharin's choreography is so rich and was danced by his company with such raw energy that one left knowing they had witnessed something spectacular”.
(Charelston Post and Courier Reviewer, May 27, 2007)
'Deca Dance' brings together memorable and favorite segments of Ohad Naharin's creations from the last 20 years, is constantly updated and offers a fresh look at choreographic materials performed by Batsheva. This season: Deca Dance - London Special toward an extended UK tour by Batsheva Ensemble. The tour climax and last performances will take place at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London.
Decal'e by Ohad Naharin
"Breathtaking event" (HaBama)
A wonderful opportunity to encounter the many different faces of Naharin and Batsheva in a performance suited for the whole family. Decal'e is based on Deca Dance, composed of memorable and loved excerpts from works by Ohad Naharin.
New piece for Batsheva Ensemble
Batsheva Ensemble will present an original new creation by Danielle Agami, former Batsheva Dance Company dancer, together with Uprising by Hofesh Shechter.
Danielle Agami danced with Batsheva from 2002 to 2010, served as artistic director and producer of Batsheva Dancers Create from 2002 to 2007, was rehearsal director from 2008 to 2010, and also presented original dance creations at the Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Ha'Kibbutz Israeli Art Gallery, and Inga Gallery of Contemporary Art in Tel-Aviv. As of 2011 Danielle resides and creates in Seattle for her company ATE9. She will be in Israel during the summer of 2013 to work with Ensemble (female) dancers on a new piece.
Hofesh Shechter will present Uprising, his piece for male dancers, which has won international critical acclaim.
Hora by Ohad Naharin
Hora is performed by 11 dancers who are always on stage, always present, always available. Their rich movements encounter a tantalizing soundtrack arranged and performed by pioneering synthesizer musician Isao Tomita.
In Hora, Naharin and his dancers present a sequence of climaxes with almost no rest in between.