RDT’s “By The Snake” not by the book.

RDT’s “By The Snake” not by the book.

Admittedly, I thought of the Lady—Lady Gaga—when I first heard my colleagues, including Artistic Director Linda Smith, talk about a new commission by Gaga Movement Language artists Noa Zuk and Ohad Fishof. It’s been one year since the artistic staff met with the administrative staff and we decided to get brave (and tighten our belts) and just “Go Gaga.” We put the new commission on the boards (and in the budget) and Presto! The train departed. Now advance to the…

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About Noa Zuk and “By The Snake”

About Noa Zuk and “By The Snake”

Noa Zuk began dancing with the Batsheva Ensemble in 1997.  In 2000, she joined the Batsheva Dance Company (BDC) where she performed until 2009. Her collaboration with interdisciplinary artist, Ohad Fishof on the video dance One More Song was presented in Israel and abroad.  In 2010, she was awarded The Schusterman Foundation Visiting Artist Scholarship and spent three months in residency at The Ohio State University in the United States.  In 2012, her new creation for Bern Ballet premiered in Switzerland and was selected…

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RDTgoesGAGA – UPDATE

RDTgoesGAGA – UPDATE

The dancers are hard at work.  Tons of material have been learned with more being generated every day.  Here are some pictures from rehearsal.   Be sure to follow along as we post more pictures, text, and videos about the rehearsal process, the dancers’s responses to the work, and interviews with people involved with this project.  This is an amazing, behind-the-scenes look at how a contemporary dance is created!  Share with your friends and support the creation of great, new…

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RDTgoesGAGA

RDTgoesGAGA

#RDTgoesGAGA on July 1 Repertory Dance Theatre to launch online crowd-sourced funding project for commission by Israeli artists, Noa Zuk & Ohad Fishof July 1-August 14, 2014 Salt Lake City, UT — Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT), America’s premiere modern dance repertory company since 1966, is excited to announce the launch of the upcoming online fundraising campaign for a new commission for the 2014-2015 season.RDT is commissioning the work of two Israeli artists, Noa Zuk and Ohad Fishof, former members of…

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