behind the Fence - world premier
are celebrating the falling of a fence – to freedom?
Leonard Cohen, Balkan Beat Box. (25 min)
A Hole in
masks - singing: From wearing masks to stripping off masks - to the beauty
of the mask. From chaos to hope. Accompanied by contemporary Israeli songs.
words & lyrics by: Rami Fortis, Bari Sakharof, Eviatar Banai, Jaques
Brel. Original music/Accordion - Niv Kaufman. (20 min)
His works are characterized by the combination of dance, live music and
acting. His work was presented in New York City (DTW, The Theater of
the Open Eye, River Side Dance Festival, DIA Art Foundation, etc.) and
in many venues in Israel (Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Suzzane Dellal Center,
Israel Festival etc.). He has been in New York City for 10 years, after
being invited to be part of Kei Takei's Moving Earth Company, with which
he performed annually in New York and on tour around the U.S, Japan and
Israel. Nimrod and his company received Du - Oman Festival award in the
year 2000 from Habima, the national theater of Israel. Nimrod teaches in
several colleges in Israel: The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, The
State Teacher's College - Seminar Hakibbutzim, and in The Acting Studio
of Yoram Levenstein. In the last eight years he is the Artistic Director
of On the Edge Festival at Beit Tami, Tel Aviv. He received an M.A from
Columbia University, New York City.