Tour blog and dancers' diaries

Getting in. The Dance Consortium Techies reveal all

Techies are traditionally camera-shy and notoriously super-busy individuals who’d rather shine the spotlight on the dancers than be shone upon, but, we felt it time to bring you an insight into some of the work they do for our tours. … Read more

Trocks 2013, Raffaele Morra ‘From the tour bus’

Thursday February 7th. We have been back in the UK for almost two weeks: a couple of shows in Salford at the Lowry theatre, then Birmingham at the Hippodrome and Canterbury at the Marlowe Theater. We are now on the … Read more

Trocks 2013: Robert Carter, Home away from home feeling…

What could be a more fitting gift than landing in one of my favorite countries to begin a tour? Over my tenure with the Trocks, the UK has become a regular stop for us and I have become very fond … Read more

Trocks 2013: Philip Martin-Nielson, Greetings from Birmingham

Greetings from Birmingham! My name is Philip Martin-Nielson (Nadia Doumiafeyva/Kravligie Snepeck) and this is my first time in the UK! I joined the Trocks in September of 2012 and have been loving every minute of it! I am very excited … Read more

Trocks 2013: Alberto Pretto, 2nd stop of the tour

I am writing from Birmingham, we have done the first two shows in Salford and the response of the audience was incredible! This is my second UK tour, the first one took place two years ago. On my first tour … Read more

Trocks 2013: Carlos Renedo, Leaving the Big Apple

There’s no place in the world quite like New York City. Coming from Mediterranean climate, I’ve never lived in a place with such dramatic seasons. However, the charm of the Big Apple is undeniable, and I love living here. I … Read more

Batsheva Ensemble: Reflections, Shane Scopatz

We’re home! Our last two stops on the tour, London and Plymouth, were stimulating and refreshing. We all had fun in London. The city charmed us. We shopped in Camden, ate well in Brick Lane, enjoyed the changing of the … Read more

Batsheva Ensemble: Halfway through, Shane Scopatz

Wow, we are half way done with the tour. We are certainly in a groove by now. We perform. We explore. We Enjoy. Our show is continuing to grow. The more we perform the more room we find to play … Read more

Batsheva Ensemble: The first leg of the tour, Shane Scopatz

We are now in Bradford, our third stop on the tour. So far, our stay in the UK has been saturated with stimulating and rich experiences. The theaters we’ve performed in have been inspiring. Our time on stage has been … Read more

Batsheva Ensemble: At home with the Ensemble by Catherine Bell

Images from L – R 1st row: View into rehearsal, Batsheva, Class 2nd row: The courtyard, Filming at night, golden eve in Tel Aviv 3rd row: Interview with some of the dancers, view from the studio 4th row: Techincal rehearsal … Read more