Creatures of Dance: A Podcast on contemporary Dance in Israel, Episode 1
Dr. Yael (yali) Nativ and Iris Lana
Breaking the Wall
Israeliness and canon in Ohad Naharin's Kyr (wall in Hebrew) (1990) , Batsheva Dance Company
This episode is narrated by: Sarah Holcman, Adi Drori, Nataly Fainstien & Ido Kenan
With (in alphabetical order)
Dina Aldor, Executive Director, Batsheva Dance Company
Naomi Bloch Fortis, co-artistic director and Executive Director, Batsheva Dance Company until 2009 and Art Manager at the Jerusalem Season of Culture/MEKUDESHET
Avi Belleli, musician & producer. Member of the rock band Nikmat Hatraktor (Traktor Revenge)
Tomer Heymann, director and producer of documentary film, director of Mr. Gaga (2015)
Avner Hofstein, Investigative reporter at the online newspaper The Times of Israel and a lecturer in Media and Communication studies
Prof. Edna Lomsky-Feder, sociologist at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and the School of Education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Talia Paz, Batsheva dancer (1987-1990) participated in Kyr (1990). Artistic Director of the School of the Arts of Dance at Seminar HaKibbutzim College in Tel Aviv.
Yair Vardi, founder and CEO of the Suzanne Dellal Center in Tel Aviv (1987- 2019).
Translation from Hebrew
“Echad Mi Yodea”, Nikmat Hatraktor (Traktor Revenge) and Ohad Naharin from 'Kyr' (1990)
Instrumental excerpt from 'Kyr' (1990) courtesy of Bathsheva Dance Company
“Echad Mi Yodea”, traditional tune from the Passover Haggadah, the Malka family here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_FSfJ0xXIM
“Osher”, lyrics by Avraham Broshi music by Sam Simli performed by Fredi Dora from the album “Artzenu H’aketantonet - Songs of the 50s”.
http://archive.batsheva.co.il/ ⏤ Batsheva Dance Company Archive
Program of Kyr (1990), courtesy of Batsheva Dance Company and the Israeli Dance Archive at Beit Ariela, Tel Aviv
Echad Mi Yodea by Ohad Naharin, Batsheva - the Young Ensemble
Kids dance Echad Mi Yodea at Eli Cohen’s Elementary School Passover ceremony in Kiryat Malachi, Israel. Choreographer Siman Tov Sefarady
Echad Mi Yodea, Flash Mob, Leah Goldberg School Netanya, Israel