The infectious, inclusive and wildly well-liked traditional Dabke erupts with joyous bursts of modern dance, hip-hop, capoeira, and circus..
Created by Belgian choreographers Koen Augustijnen, Rosalba Torres Guerrero (les ballets C de la B) and Hildegard De Vuyst (KVS) in residence with 10 young dancers in Ramallah, Badke unites a diverse variety of dance kinds..
Badke is not a seek for a long-lost authenticity, however reasonably a nuanced expression of each a way of belonging and a need to be a part of the broader world. However behind the relentless vitality and pleasure additionally lie darker moments, alluding to life below occupation and violence. This different actuality seeps into the celebratory floor of Badke. The dancers push themselves to new extremes, pushed by Nasser Al-Faris’ infectious rating. However ultimately, nonetheless, one thought prevails: We’ll dance till we collapse.
Sep 08 2016
New York Universty Abu Dhabi