In this new piece choreographer Noa Wertheim explores the passages between abstract and chaotic endless motion and the defined moment. Tracing the hidden primal existence to evoke passion towards everything that is contained within time and space including intervals and suspension. Incorporating rhythmic animation and playfulness the creative process provides for a new reflection of being present in the moment while observing the inner turmoil and accumulated burdens. Thus creating a pattern free space, a magnetic realm hosting the search for emotions, knowledge and creation.
Noa WERTHEIM is a multi-talented artist, internationally acclaimed choreographer. Now she works and creates at the Vertigo Dance studio in Jerusalem. Born in the US, she grew up in Netanya, Israel, where she made her first step as a dancer at Esther's Studio. When performed with the Jerusalem Tamar Dance Company, Noa met Adi SHA’AL,her partner in life and in dance. Together they founded the Vertigo Dance Company in 1992. Noa is a numerous award winner, she received the 2003 Landau Prize for the Performing Arts, and the 2012 Israel Culture Minister award for her work Birth of the Phoenix.
The Vertigo Dance Company, founded in 1992 by Noa Wertheim and Adi Sha’al, has become one of Israel’s prominent professional dance companies establishing a unique presence in the contemporary dance scene worldwide. While maintaining high standards of performance, the artistic exploration extends to nurture culture-for-all in Israel and abroad. The company’s repertoire permeates with the holistic and spiritual approach of Noa WERTHEIM, creating a collage of intricate and singular dance creations. The Vertigo Dance Company’s recent tour included the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, the American Dance Festival, the Julidans in Amsterdam, the Brisbane Festival, and the premiere of Vertigo 20, a coproduction with the Napoli Teatro Festival, in Italy.
媒体评论 Press Review
“Choreographer…developed flowing movements with a meditative air that hints at her spiritual sources.” The Jerusalem Post