“One of the most fascinating dancemakers on the planet.” ~ The New York Times
Known for its power, speed and passion, Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company, celebrating its 50th anniversary, is among the most electrifying contemporary dance companies in existence. Pulsating with history and heart, politics and place in a collision of fiery individualism, the company’s unique movement language tells evocative stories. Artistic Director Ohad Naharin propelled the company into a new era with his adventurous curatorial vision and distinctive choreographic voice. With themes swaying from political to playful, his riveting dance odysseySadeh21 explores and pushes boundaries in a voyage of cinematic proportions brimming with originality and raw vitality. Many of Ohad’s works have appeared in Memorial Hall over the last nine years.