Dance and Disability International Conference

 

Vertigo Power of Balance in collaboration with Suzanne Dellal Centre

Dance and Disability International Conference

 21-22.2.2023   Tuesday-Wednesday 9:00-16:0

Suzanne Dellal Centre, Tel Aviv-Yafo

 

The Conference aim to promote and expose the field of integrated dance to the professional dance community, the culture world and to organizations of people with disabilities.
To support and encourage connections between the various partners and to create fertile ground for present and future collaborations.
To build a professional infrastructure of partners to promote artistic-social movements.

 

Program

Integrated dance performances, professional and artistic discussion on creativity, disability and identity theme, dance workshops, discussion groups on the influences and relationships within the disability field and the dance world.

 

Participants:

Dr. Kate Marsh – Assistant Professor C-DaRE (Centre for Dance Research, Coventry University), United Kingdom.
Silva Laukkanen – Practitioner and educator in the field of inclusive dance, USA.
Nataly Zukerman – Creator, dramaturg, lecturer and artistic director.
Dr. Idit Suslik – dance researcher, lecturer and writer. Chairman of the Israeli Society for Dance Research.
Dr. Nitsan Almog- Director of Specialization in Integration and Inclusion, Department of Education and Society, Ono Academic College.
Ayala Frankel – Artistic Director of Kelim Choreography Center, Founder and Artistic Director of “NIFGASHOT” Festival.
Rina Wertheim – Dancer, creator, researcher, Assistant Artistic Director of the Vertigo Dance Company.
Saar Harari – Artistic Director of Gaga, dancer, choreographer and Gaga teacher.

Dr. nili Broyer – Center for Disability Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Sharon Fridman – Choreographer Israel/Spain.
Noa Wertheim – Artistic Director, Choreographer and Co-founder of the Vertigo Dance Company.
Tamar Binyamini – Dancer and performance artist, dance and yoga teacher, independent creator from Jerusalem.
Hai Cohen and Tali Wertheim – dancers, creators and dance teachers, co-directors of Vertigo Power of Balance.

 

For questions, please contact to us at [email protected]   050-9701699

If accessibility is required, Please specified at registration, no later than February 3, 2023

 

Registration

 

Tuesday 21.2.2023

9:00 – 10:00    Registration

10:00 – 10:15   Opening

10:15 – 10:55   Re-thinking leadership in dance training and practice

                         Dr. Kate Marsh, Assistant Professor C-DaRE (Centre for Dance Research, Coventry University), United Kingdom

11:00 – 11:40   The other body – The experience of exclusion as an engine for creation 

 Nataly Zukerman, creator, dramaturg, lecturer and artistic director

11:45 – 13:00   Panel: Varied body and choreography options 

    Led by Dr. Idit Suslik, Dance researcher, lecturer and writer. Chairman of the Israeli Society for Dance Research

  With: Dr. Kate Marsh, Nataly Zukerman, Ayala Frankel, Dr. Nitsan Almog

13:00 – 14:00   Launch

14:00 – 16:00   Inclusive Dance Workshops: Contact Improvisation, Imi, Gaga.

 

Wednesday 22.2.2023

9:00 – 10:00    Registration

10:00 – 10:20   Extracts from Shape On Us

10:20 – 10:45   From form to content: Pouring aesthetic and political meanings into the work Shape On Us

Dr. nili Broyer, Center for Disability Studies, The Hebrew University & Sharon Fridman, Choreographer

11:00 – 12:30  Discussion Groups

12:30 – 13:30   Launch

13:30 – 15:00  Inclusive Performance Workshops

15:15 – 16:00  Closing, Silva Laukkanen, Practitioner and educator in the field of inclusive dance, USA.

17:00 – 20:00 Contact Improvisation Jam

in collaboration with the Association of Israeli Contact Improvisation Leaders 

 

 

Photographer : Lior Segev