Vertigo Dance Company

Vertigo Dance Company

5 Episodes

One of Israel’s premier contemporary dance troupes, Vertigo Dance Company has been wowing audiences around the world for nearly 30 years with their groundbreaking productions that candidly explore politics, sexuality, physical handicaps, and other socially salient topics, using visceral and athletic choreography to pull dance into urgent international conversations.

Established in 1992 by choreographer Noa Wertheim and former Israeli Air Force pilot Adi Sha’al, Vertigo Dance Company promotes artistic creation with a strong sense of social, environmental, and community awareness that reflects an ongoing commitment to further exploring human nature and our link to the environment. 

Enjoy this collection of five acclaimed performances from Vertigo Dance Company, streaming now on ChaiFlicks!

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Produced by Vertigo Dance Company
Israel, 2008-2020

Vertigo Dance Company
  • Shape On Us | Vertigo Dance Company

    Episode 1

    Nine dancers, multiple physical abilities, encountering a stage that provides grounding for expressing their capabilities, their needs, their experiences. The artistic process is based on a common understanding by the group of dancers – to tell the truth. This comes about through moments of stabi...

  • Leela | Vertigo Dance Company

    Episode 2

    “Leela” means in Sanskrit a divine play, an existence in which humans are mere pawns. Inspired by the fall from heaven, the creation “Leela” takes place in the space between illusive reality and God’s cosmic play.

  • White Noise | Vertigo Dance Company

    Episode 3

    The clash between an inner sense of quiet, the body’s complete surrender to gravity’s pull and the noise surrounding us — the buzz that lurks inside us all. Giving in to the force of gravity and reconnecting with the universe, with the life force that binds us to Earth and to one another. Without...

  • Reshimo | Vertigo Dance Company

    Episode 4

    Reshimo‭ ‬‮–‬‭ ‬the imprint of a past impression left within‭. ‬A Kabbalistic idea pertaining to the impression of light‭ ‬‮–‬‭ ‬the fine outline which remains when the lights are gone and are no longer there‭. ‬Exploring the remanence of a vacant space this is a journey‭ ‬of the receptive soul a...

  • Null | Vertigo Dance Company

    Episode 5

    Vertigo Dance Company, 2011