Feature Category: Batsheva Ensemble 2012

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 dancer Or Schraiber

By Kelly Apter for The List In the past few years, companies such as Nederlands Dans Theater 2, Ailey 2 and Juilliard Dance have shown Scottish audiences just how intoxicating young dancers can be. What they lack in maturity, they more than make up for … Read more

Ohad Naharin: Part 2

Ohad Naharin is Artistic Director of Batsheva Dance Company and the Batsheva Ensemble who are touring the UK from October 30th this year. Read part one of this interview here By Catherine Bell Naharin’s extraordinary career has seen him choreograph … Read more

Ohad Naharin: Part 1

By Catherine Bell We are waiting to interview Ohad Naharin upstairs at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre ahead of the Batsheva Ensemble UK Tour. It’s a fitting venue for the interview: The Ensemble open their tour here on October 30th. Naharin … 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

Ohad Naharin

Profile: Naharin began his training as a dancer with the Batsheva Dance Company. He came to New York one year later at the invitation of Martha Graham to join her company, as well as to make use of a scholarship … Read more

Stuart Griffiths, Chief Executive of Birmingham Hippodrome

We caught up with Stuart Griffiths from the Hippodrome as part of our series of features on the Dance Consortium venues. When did your theatre join the Dance Consortium (DC)? As I was a founder of the Dance Consortium before … Read more