Heaven Tel Aviv

Concept & Choreography: Yossi Berg & Oded Graf
Creating performers: Merete Hersvik, Antero Hein, Isabell Bartnes Johansen, Anja Sunniva Valseth, Alexander Montgomery – Andersen
Light design: Tobias Leira Costume: Ilanit Shamia Soundtrack design: Ohad Fishof
Video: Ofer Dori Photos: Yaniv Cohen / Gadi Dagon

Co-production: Commissioned by Bærum Kulturhus and premiered at CODA Oslo International Dance Festival, Oslo, Norway. Production made possible by funding from Arts Council Norway, Akershus County, The Israeli Embassy in Oslo, Royal Norwegian Embassy in Tel Aviv and Fund for performing artists. With the support of The Choreographers Association

Artistic director Siri Leonardsen & Bærum Kulturhus – regional centre for dance has invited Yossi Berg & Oded Graf to take part in this project. Heaven or Tel Aviv deals with the culture differences and the reality perception between Israel and Norway. How can we define the presence of our own land in one’s life? In the way we look, in the way we behave or in the way we speak?

Tours include Norway (Oslo, Bergen, Kristiansand, Sandnes, Sandvika), Greenland (Nuuk), Israel (Tel Aviv, Jaffa), Sweden (Malmo)

Tech: 5 dancers Duration: 30 min Premiere: 2013