So., 14. Aug.


Tel Aviv-Yafo

AGADA - Tel Aviv

AGADA (Legend) is derived from the Hebrew song “Agada Yapanit” (Japanese Fable), written by Ehud Manor and composed by Ariel Zilber in 1972. The song describes a pointless tragedy about blind ambition precipitating absurd and unnecessary violence, with an implication that this cycle is inevitable

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AGADA - Tel Aviv

Time & Location

14. Aug., 20:30 – 16. Aug., 20:30

Tel Aviv-Yafo, No'am St 5, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

About the Event

In AGADA, the song is utilized as the guiding thread of both the embodiment of each character, and the structure of the performance as a score, both playing between the mimesis of the song and its dismantling. The creation process unfolds as a dialogue between one body/imagination and others through interaction, reaction, and fantasy.

"The whole world is silent. The whole world is a wasteland."


Choreography: Rotem Weissman

Co-Creation and Performance: Ariel Hayun, Jin Lee, Raz Mantell, Susanna Ylikoski and Ruby Frances Jones.

Dramaturgy: Zuki Ringart

Residency: tanzstation barmer bahnhof

Thank to Lena Klink, Thusnelda Mercy, Pascal Merighi, Tai Rona, Tor Goffer, Shani Froy and Rebea Ter Braak and  tanzstation barmer bahnhof.

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