Batsheva Dance Company
The Batsheva Dance Company (Hebrew: להקת בת שבע) is an internationally acclaimed dance company based in Tel Aviv, Israel. It was founded by Martha Graham and Baroness Batsheva De Rothschild in 1964.
Ohad Naharin has been artistic director since 1990. One of his first acts was to found a youth company, Batsheva Ensemble. Its dancers are aged between 18 and 24. Its graduates include the choreographers Hofesh Schechter and Itzik Galili. The ensemble performed to acclaim at the 2012 Edinburgh International Festival and toured the United Kingdom in autumn 2012.
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- Official website
- Batsheva Dance Company: From Graham to Gaga
- Getting to Know the Batsheva Ensemble
- “Deca Dance” in Israel
- “MAX” - Connecting to Ohad Naharin’s Choreography
- Batsheva Ensemble in Ohad Naharin’s “Kyr/Z/na”
- Batsheva Dance Company: Ohad Naharin’s “Shalosh” (“Three”)
- Batsheva Dance Company Premieres Sharon Eyal’s “Bill”
- Sharon Eyal’s “Bill” is Back at Batsheva Dance Company
- Archival footage of Batsheva Dance Company performing Deca Dance in 2004 at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
- Ohad Naharin & Tabaimo’s “Furo”
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