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Batsheva Dance Company (2014) (Sadeh 21 - by Ohad Naharin; Photo by Gadi Dagon)

Batsheva Dance Company: Sadeh21

Israel's acclaimed company returns for the first time in a decade with Artistic Director Ohad Naharin's newest work, which he created in collaboration with 18 dancers using a style he calls "Gaga" to take audiences through 21 fields of movement study.

  • Nov. 18 - 19, 2014
  • Opera House
  • Running Time: TBA
  • $20.00 - $62.00

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About

Batsheva Dance Company
Ohad Naharin, Artistic Director
Sadeh21
 
"Sadeh21 is contemporary dance at its most bare, raw, and intimate."--Toronto Standard
 
"An absolute thrill to watch"--The Guardian (London)
 
Last seen at the Kennedy Center a decade ago, Israel's acclaimed Batsheva Dance Company--which once enlisted Martha Graham as its first artistic advisor--marks its return with one of Artistic Director Ohad Naharin's newest works. One of today's preeminent choreographers, Naharin's dances "conjure a soulful blur of humor, sensuality, and grit" (The New York Times). To each of his works, he brings "Gaga," a language of movement and approach to training that "sensitizes the body to its deepest impulses, to free it to move with precision but also extraordinary fluidity, as if every part is involved or connected" (Toronto Star).

Created in collaboration with Batsheva dancers, Sadeh21 is a voyage of striking stage imagery. The magnetizing performance creates a thick emotional resonance that echoes throughout the work. "We can simply allow the work's deep sensuality to carry us," says Ballet Magazine. "Without conforming his style and way of thinking in any way, Ohad Naharin's oeuvre continues to provoke reflection and involvement and…to bewitch."

Performance Timing: TBA

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Watch and Listen

Sadeh21 Trailer

Choreography by Ohad Nahrin in collaboration with Batsheva Dance Company dancers. Performed by 18 Batsheva Dance Company dancers.
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