Israeli Choreographer Has His Duck in a Row

Yoni Soutchy, whose latest work, "Duck," is being performed this weekend in the Clipa Aduma festival in Tel Aviv, was a boy who wanted to dance but was forced to play soccer, a young man who was rejected by his father when he came out as gay.

A man stands before a soccer ball but doesn’t kick it. He walks around it, bursts out laughing and then bursts into tears. He cracks sunflower seeds, walks...