It takes years for a dance to be manifested. Like the thin layers peeled throughout the cycle of the seasons, the body sheds its skin and is exposed, bare flesh and bones, naked.
Simply revealed without embarrassment, without apology, the dancer can be clearly seen now, moving and relaxed.
The way back home requires my exile. The journey of my emotional immigration in the footsteps of ancient cultural memory, exploring the link to the roots of natural movement, rhythms of the heart,…
All is movement, the call of dance, music of the body. New original music is created from the dance, the narratives, the Gnawa hymns and the songs of Sudanese slaves. Sounds of the feminine…
Premiere: 2011, Tel Aviv A joint performance of the Orly Portal Dance Company and the Ashkelon Mediterranean Andalusian Orchestra. A unique encounter and a powerful and moving performance of music…
Premiere: November 2017, Jerusalem Shattering the myth of falling in love while dedicatedly embracing the feminine body, infused with the classical music created by Farid El-Atrache, the eternal…
Premiere: March 2016, Jaffa-Tel Aviv "20 years of dance and Russian discipline could not straighten my sagging shoulders". These words, spoken in her father's tongue, Moroccan Darija, open the…
Premiere: 2012, Tel Aviv Inspired by Rabia al-Adawiya, a Sufi mystic from the 8th century, this work presents the choreography of a Sufi ceremony of love and unity to the sound of Persian music…