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What style is Hofesh Shechter?

What style is Hofesh Shechter?

Shechter’s style is earthy and blunt, powered by action and raw energy. Soundtracks tend to be moody and tense. Very often the movement looks animalistic (predatory swoops, chimpanzee lopes, lizardy wrigglings) which gives the choreography a fierce dynamic.

Where is Hofesh Shechter based?

Hofesh Shechter, OBE (born 3 May 1975) is an Israeli choreographer, dancer and composer based in London.

What is hofesh political mother about?

Political Mother, created by choreographer-composer Hofesh Shechter in 2010, is a grand-scale work about political indoctrination and totalitarianism. Shechter grew up in Israel before coming to the UK in 2002, and this is the last of the half-dozen works which overtly reflect that experience.

Where did Hofesh Shechter train?

Shechter was born in Jerusalem and studied at the Jerusalem Academy for Dance and Music, graduating into the Batsheva Dance Company. He studied drum and percussion in Tel Aviv and Paris and moved to the UK in 2002.

When was Hofesh Shechter born?

May 3, 1975 (age 47 years)Hofesh Shechter / Date of birth

Where can I listen to the Hofesh Shechter soundtrack?

The soundtrack, composed by Hofesh, is available across all major streaming platforms. Click here to listen and purchase the soundtrack Spotify , Apple Music and A mazon music. Hofesh Shechter Company announces its new Shechter II dancers and programme for 2022.

Who is Hofesh Shechter?

He is best known for being the founder and artistic director of the Hofesh Shechter Company. Shechter was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Choreography in 2016 for his work on Bartlett Sher’s revival of Fiddler on the Roof. Since 2016, he has been named as one of The Stage’s 100 most influential people in theatre.

Who are the commissioning partners of the Hofesh Shechter Company?

Produced by Hofesh Shechter Company and commissioned by Georgia Rosengarten. Our Commissioning Partners are Sadler’s Wells, Théâtre de la Ville-Paris / La Villette-Paris and Brighton Dome and Festival.

Who is Yair Shechter?

Shechter created his first work Clowns for the company of NDT 1 in season 2015-2016. Shechter graduated from the Jerusalem Academy for Dance and Music before moving to Tel Aviv to join the Batsheva Dance Company. Here he worked with artistic director Ohad Naharin.