HAGIT RECEIVED HER PHD FROM TRIITY LABAN/CITY UNIVERSITY
Hagit received her PhD. Her thesis is titled: Relational Autobiographical Choreographies - on a new choreographic practice.
We are thrilled to announce that If One Keeps Walking will be back for a further phase of production development in Norway summer 2019. We will be welcoming a number of new collaborators, and some established partners, to work in Stavanger, Norway during August and September 2019.
If One Keeps Walking will premiere in Stavanger in September 19 and 21 at the Stavanger Arts Museum. It will then be a part of the Coda International Dance Festival in Oslo, Norway on October 19 and 20.
If One Keeps Walking is supported by partner organisations from the UK Trinity Laban and Sadler’s Wells, and Stavanger Arts Museum, University of Stavanger and Coda International Dance festival in Norway. Developed with generous support from Arts Council England, Arts Council Norway, Stavanger Kommune and FFUK.
DO NOT MISS THIS EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO BE A PART OF A UNIQUE DANCE PROJECT IN STAVANGER THIS COMING FALL 2019.
Starting on the 13th September 2019 with performances on the 19th September at 6.30pm and Saturday 21st September at 13.30pm.
Choreographer Hagit Yakira is looking for up to 50 people to participate in a new promenade performance If One Keeps Walking.
Hagit is looking for people from the age of 15 on ward who have open mind and heart and that would be willing and able to participate in a physical work. The participants will be performing alongside Hagit Yakira dance company and the vocalist Portia Winters.
Closing date for expression of interest is on the 2nd September 2019
COMMISSION WORK OF HAGIT YAKIRA SPRING 2019
Hagit will be choreographing for Edge Dance Company of London Contemporary Dance School and the 3rd year students at the University of Stavanvger Norway during Spring 2019 and the 3rd year students at Trinity Laban for their graduation show as well as the 1st year students at the University of Stavnager in the summer of 2019.
AUDIENCE MEMBERS TALK ABOUT HAGIT YAKIRA DANCE
"It was honestly something INCREDIBLE to witness. I was smiling the whole way through at delight in how exquisitely crafted it was. I admire your committment to honing something truly excellent and alive and breathing".
"I haven’t been so moved by anything for such a long time. It was all so incredibly simple and so deep at the same time. As probably every member of the audience I felt that this piece speaks about me, my weaknesses, my desires, my fears… All dancers were just extremely beautiful, I watched them revealing themselves with a big respect and in amazement."
"This whole experience left me feel awakened..."
And here is a quote from the Exuent Magazine: "Contemporary dance, like its visual art equivalent, can have a bad reputation.... it doesn’t really seem like the people speaking the language want you to know it. Hagit Yakira’s work stands out because it radiates generosity. It feels like it wants you to understand, to share with you its ideas...". For the whole article please click here
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