Deca Dance showcases a choreographic style that is founded on fluidity, especially in spinal movements.
|Scooped by jess peters|
Name of newspaper/magazine/digital:
Page number of article/electronic:
Date of article:
11 February 2014
Summary of article:
This article is about the performance entitled 'Deca Dance' performed by the Batsheva Dance Company at the State Theatre Centre as part of the Perth International Arts Festival from the 9th to 12th of February. It is a review of the performance written by Carol Flavell Niest and describes the performance as well as giving background on the Batsheva Dance Company. The company was founded by Martha Graham and Baroness Batsheva De Rothschild in 1964 and has developed into a world class contemporary dance company. The article also gives information about the current Artistic Director Ohad Naharin, who has held his position since 1990 and has developed the company under his own style of training.
Is it publicity for a performance?
This article is publicity for the performances by the Batsheva Dance Company of 'Deca Dance'. The performance is described as a resume of the Artistic Director, Ohad Naharin's work, demonstrating the enormous strength and flexibility that is built by the Naharian method.
What kind of performance?
'Deca Dance' is a contemporary dance performance, performed as part of the Perth International Arts Festival from the 9th to the 12th of February. It is performed by the Batsheva Dance Company at the Heath Ledger Theatre at the State Theatre Centre of WA.
Is it an editorial? What is the breaking news?
The breaking news of this article is the promotion of the performance 'Daca Dance' by the Batsheva Dance Company. The performance is choreographed by the Artistic Director of the company Ohad Naharin, with the costumes designed by Rakefet Levi and Sharin Eyal and lighting by Avi Yona Bueno.
Is there a picture? What is it?
There is a picture of the some of the dancers from the Batsheva Dance Comapany performing a section of 'Deca Dance'. The photograph features a woman doing a half around-the-word on her shoulder and two men standing straight behind her. This picture gives the reader an idea on the genre of the performance, which is contemporary, and also the costumes, being quite minimal and plain, enhancing the quality of the dancing.