05.02.2012 12.Schwat. 5772
In Sharon Eyal’s evening-length piece, performed by the Batsheva Dance Company, the dancers show their true colors.
The last thing you want to do when you go to the theater is think about everything other than what is transpiring on stage. Too often, however, the audience sitting in their cushy seats are not participating in the event, only tolerating it. What a crowd wants and what the performing artists aspire to is a unified front, a group journey that includes both active and passive members.
Having recently celebrated another tour de force premiere, choreographer Sharon Eyal can rest assured that her pieces produce that kind of atmosphere. House, which shared an evening with The Toxic Exotic Disappearing Act by Yasmeen Godder, wowed audiences with its enigmatic appeal. Next week, just moments after unveiling her new masterpiece, the Batsheva Dance Company will present a run of Eyal’s evening-length work Bill at the Suzanne Dellal Center….