Posted in dance films

YAG

In Ohad Naharin’s YAG, Batsheva’s first production adapted especially for the screen, Naharin uses cinematic language to communicate his work both as director and choreographer. The disappearance of the stage,…

Posted in dance

Deca Dance

Designed for the first time in 2000, the program then celebrated the 10 years worth of creations of Ohad Naharin with the company, offering a striking collage of excerpts from…

Posted in dance

Last Work

“You could endlessly debate the symbolism here […] Whatever its meaning […] the piece is breathtaking for the extraordinary dancing by the Batsheva dancers, and the way Mr. Naharin can…

Posted in dance

Naharin’s Virus

Naharin’s Virus is one of those performances that is ahead of its time. Even in a decade and a half after a premiere it looks stunningly ground-breaking and “different”. When I first saw a performance of “Naharin’s Virus” over a…

Posted in dance

Secus

Ohad Naharin made ‘Shalosh’ (three) in 2005. The ballet consists of three parts: ’Bellus’ (beauty), ’Humus’ (earth), and ’Secus’ (this instead of that). ‘Secus’ was first performed separately in 2012…