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Come Jump With Me

 

Concept & Choreography: Yossi Berg & Oded Graf 
Creating performers: Olivia Court Mesa, Yossi Berg
Lights: Yoav Barel Costumes: Adam Kalderon Set:Zohar Shoef Soundtrack design: Yossi Berg, Oded Graf, Yoav Brill Producer: Hila Gamili

Supported by Bistrizky foundation for Excellence in Arts, the Israel Ministry of Culture, the Lottery Council for Culture & Arts

 

Yossi Berg & Oded Graf’s newest work ‘Come Jump with Me’ serves as a dialogue between the choreographers and Israel, the country where they live, and the identity crisis in which they find themselves.  In the explosive political and social reality of Israel, this work indeed pushes the limits and “plays with fire,” both literally and visually. Set in an imaginative playground involving different levels of consciousness, the performers move among personal and collective figures of history in a fantastic adventure, while trying to understand what future they are marching toward and their own definitions of “holiness.” The audience is invited to join them on an emotional rollercoaster – from moments that are ecstatic and poetic, to moments examining the relevancy and significance of creating art in the urgent political reality of Israel.

 

From the press:

“An artistic achievement; a focused and shocking performance; daring and personal.” Zvi Goren, Habama

“A cartoon that becomes a gut-wrenching act of hara-kiri. A smart and refined parody.” Ruth Eshel, Ha’aretz

“Strong dancers with a clear presence.  Messages that are sharp and merciless.  ‘In your face.’” Ora Brafman,Dibur Rikud

“A blow to the stomach, somewhere between black humor and suffocation.” Tal Levin, Achbar Ha’ir

“A deep experience; an excellent piece performed by outstanding dancers.” Eli Leon, Isra-blog

 

Tech: 2 dancers Duration: 60 min Premiere: 2015

 

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