Batsheva Dance Company has been critically acclaimed and popularly embraced as one of the foremost contemporary dance companies in the world. Based in Tel Aviv and led by renowned choreographer Ohad Naharin for the past 27 years, Batsheva is known worldwide for its innovative and distinctive style. Naharin is widely considered to be one of the great choreographers of his generation. The eighteen dancers of Batsheva’s senior company are cast globally and trained by Naharin in his original movement language he has coined “Gaga.” Set to a wide range of music from Gregorian chant to tango to hip-hop, Naharin’s newest work, Venezuela, explores the relationship between movement and the content it represents and juxtaposes the familiar with the unfamiliar. Don’t miss this extraordinary chance to witness one of the world’s most important contemporary dance companies make their Boston Debut!
The running time for this work is 84 minutes, with no intermission. At the request of the artists, there is not a late seating opportunity, so please plan ahead and arrive on time.
Post-Show Talk April 5
Join Luc Jacobs, Rehearsal Director for Batsheva, and Peter DiMuro, Executive Director for the Dance Complex, on stage after the performance for a post-show talk.
STEPHANIE L. BROWN FOUNDATION; JANN E. LEEMING & ARTHUR D. LITTLE, SENIOR TRUSTEES, ROYAL LITTLE FAMILY FOUNDATION; and CYNTHIA & JOHN S. REED FOUNDATION.
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