(JTA) — British composer and producer Brian Eno, a longtime supporter of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, has ordered an Israeli dance company to stop using his music. The Batsheva company has been using an Eno composition in its dance routine titled “Humus” since 2013, the London-based Jewish Chronicle reported. It was scheduled to perform…
Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak have worked together since 1992, producing a diverse repertory. ‘Oyster’ is their most famous creation, and it’s back in the U.S.
“Jewish people were historically a people of the book, reading Torah and studying,” said Noa Wertheim at the recent panel discussion, “The Diaspora of Israeli Dance.” “Now reconnecting with their ancient Mediterranean, working and cultivating the land, they have rediscovered their bodies and it is like an explosion.”
YelleB’s newest performance piece, “Pericardium,” premiered May 27th at the Joyce SoHo. Its title, referring to the wall that guards the heart, is fitting because the piece explores the concept of physical and emotional walls, and the human need for self-protection.