Move On Together Israeli Way – israeli movement techniques workshops: Gaga/people + Research (additional workshop) – run by: Kornelia Lech |PL| and Erez Zohar |IL|
Gaga/people is the movement language developed by Ohad Naharin throughout many years, parallel to his work as a choreographer and the former artistic director of Batsheva Dance Company. Gaga/people classes offer a framework for users to connect to their bodies and imaginations, experience physical sensations, improve their flexibility and stamina, exercise their agility and explosive power, and enjoy the pleasure of movement in a welcoming, accepting atmosphere. Gaga/people classes are open to people ages 16+, regardless of their background in dance.
Research Workshop led by Kornelia and Erez to deepen movement awareness through improvisation, and interpretation of artistic creation Polarized.
|Kornelia Maria Tamara Lech – Artist, dancer, choreographer, teacher of Gaga Movement Language. She comes from Murowana Goślina near Poznań. A graduate of the Ballet School in Poznań. In 2010, she started her career at the Polish Dance Theater in Poznań, and in 2017 she was the first Polish woman to join the Batsheva Dance Company – The Young Ensemble. She was then invited as a guest artist to the Batsheva Dance Company to participate in Ohad Naharin’s performance entitled “Last Work”. Currently, she lives in Tel-Aviv as a freelance artist. Creating her own world with her partner Erez Zohar, they’re just after the new premier of Polarized.
|Erez Zohar – Erez Zohar started his dance training as a member of local companies including Hora Jerusalem and the Jerusalem Tap Dance Company, and he received several Sharett scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation as well as a grant from the Ministry of Culture and Education. A graduate of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance’s high school, he joined the Batsheva Ensemble in 2002 and danced with Batsheva Dance Company from 2005-2012, rejoining the troupe from 2017-2019. At Batsheva, he performed in repertory by Ohad Naharin, Sharon Eyal, and Yasmeen Godder , Marlene Monteiro Freitas and premiered his own choreography in several Batsheva Dancers Create programs. Erez began teaching Gaga in 2003 and has taught throughout Israel and around the world for the last 19 years since 2012 he stages Ohad Naharin works around the world . He is currently an independent dancer and creator as well as a certified therapist in the Ilan Lev method.
The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Okólnik 2 St., rhythmics room
Duration: Gaga/people 1 hour, Research about 2 hours
Charge admission – https://competit.pl/w/2488/
Note: admission from the age 16
Supporting event organized by Move On Together Israeli Way in cooperation with Nevatim – Jewish Agency in Berlin and the Hillel Polska Foundation