Starting on the right foot: The new generation of Batsheva dancers
Two new young dancers at the Batsheva Dance Company personify the range of dance education available in Israel, and the frustrations that accompany trying to mix army service with dance.
Above center stage during the performances of “The Hole” − Ohad Naharin’s new work for the Batsheva Dance Company − a sort of octagonal grate extending over 10 meters in diameter is suspended. From it emerge the male dancers. This metal structure filled the troupe’s main studio during the days preceding the world premiere of the work, early last month. Performances are continuing this...
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