Naharin's style is both idiosyncratic and accessible, his movements both angular and supple, but above all his dances celebrate the body, built for the joy of motion.
— Andrea Gronvall, Chicago Reader
A part of our Dance Scene series.
Special introduction and ballet performance by Columbia City Ballet.
Director: Tomer Haymann
Ohad Naharin, artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, is regarded as one of the most important choreographers in the world. Capturing him at a critical turning point in his personal life, this spirited and insightful documentary introduces a man of great artistic integrity and extraordinary vision. Filmed over a period of eight years, director Tomer Heymann mixes rehearsal footage with an extensive previously-unseen archive and breathtaking dance sequences.
Columbia City Ballet’s mission is to be a premier professional ballet company in the Southeast through the presentation of art and expression to a constantly growing and diverse audience.
Thank you to our sponsors:
Dr. Gail Morrison
Richard A. Harpootlian, P.A.