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Batsheva's Gaga Takes the Dance World by Storm

Barbara Figge Fox, U.S. 1, January 28, 2009
Never underestimate what ordinary people, untrained in dance, can accomplish.

 

Float, shake, melt, quake: Gaga is sparking sensations and imaginations worldwide

Erika Eichelberger, Dance Magazine, January 2009
Gaga is the nonsense word that struck choreographer Ohad Naharin five years ago, when he decided to name the improvisational practice he had been developing with Batsheva Dance Company.

 

Gaga class in Tel Aviv

Rebecca Crystal, Art in Motion, January 13, 2009
As we shook, suspended, connected, floated, pushed through exhaustion, and danced, the idea of resiliency, strength in perseverance, and harnessing positive energy resonated deeply with me.

 

Gaga: A Foreigner Explores Ohad Naharin’s Movement Language

Deborah Friedes Galili, Dance In Israel, January 3, 2009
If the verbal cues in Gaga are indeed suggestions rather than the hard-and-fast rules which govern many dance techniques, they are at times picked up by my body and mind with neither resistance nor with a concerted effort to follow them.

 

Going Gaga: My Intro to Gaga Dance Classes

Deborah Friedes Galili, Dance In Israel, November 25, 2008
A year after beginning my study of Gaga, the movement language developed by Ohad Naharin, it seems hard to believe that I once lived without it.

 

Going Gaga for Gaga

Evan Namerow, Dancing Perfectly Free, March 2, 2008
The best way to understand Gaga is to experience it – that is, to take a class. And if that’s not possible, then it’s helpful to attend a performance of Batsheva to understand what Naharin’s movement is like.

 

Ohad Naharin with Susan Yung 

Susan Yung, The Brooklyn Rail, June 2007
Ohad Naharin, artistic director of Batsheva Dance Company based in Tel Aviv, was recently in residence at Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet’s Chelsea studio teaching a training method he developed called “gaga.”.

 

Going Gaga

Kathryn Holmes, DanceSpirit Magazine, October 18, 2007
Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company, led by choreographer Ohad Naharin, is by turns fierce and gentle; raw and polished; funny, awkward and sad; highly technical and starkly human.

 

Leaping ahead of the curve

Lewis Segal, Los Angeles Times, December 17, 2006
And near year's end, Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin's millennial modern dance training system, Gaga, made his Batsheva Dance Company of Israel into heralds of a future that promises unprecedented levels of articulation and mutability.

 
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