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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Hofesh Shechter. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Hofesh Shechter, often where they are interviewed.

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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Hofesh Shechter. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Hofesh Shechter, often where they are interviewed.

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Hofesh Shechter – Acclaimed Choreographer, Composer, Artistic Director on his movement language, inspirations & choreographic process

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Hofesh Shechter is an award winning, critically acclaimed choreographer, composer and artistic director of the ground-breaking and mind-blowing Hofesh Shechter Company.

The renowned contemporary dance company presents work that is deeply visceral with performances that are spellbindingly raw, often raging, completely unexpected and a full assault on the senses.

Hofesh talks in this podcast about growing up in Israel, travelling to Europe, and arriving in London to dance with the Jasmin Vardimon Company, before deciding take a year out to create his own work, which led to the formation of his own company.

Listen to Hofesh describe his movement language, how he creates new work, his inspirations, and how he works with the dancers to deliver powerful performances of his distinct choreographic vocabulary.

Hofesh also talks about the impact of lockdown and the shift to focus on digital, with the collaboration with Sadler’s Wells. Their Digital Stage In Focus series gives you the opportunity to take one of Hofesh Shechter Company workshops and learn exerts from his distinctive choreography.

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Oct 09 2020 · 36mins
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Anthem reunites our biggest playwrights and Hofesh Shechter's Grand Finale

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The writers of Who's Afraid of the Working Class? reunite for Anthem, choreographer Hofesh Shechter brings his Grand Finale back to Australia, we travel to the Komische Oper Berlin to find out how to make opera for everyone, and British comedian Sarah Millican takes control.
Jan 06 2020 · 54mins

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Hofesh Shechter's Grand Finale and Brisbane Festival opens conversations

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Acclaimed Israeli-born, UK-based choreographer Hofesh Shechter brings his Grand Finale to the Melbourne Festival, we travel to the Brisbane Festival to experience three Australian works that question the ways in which we connect: From Darkness, Bitch on Heat and Communal Table, award-winning English actor Maxine Peake shares the Best Advice she was ever given, and Chicago returns to the Australian stage, bringing glitz, glamour, guile and all that jazz.
Sep 17 2019 · 54mins
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Hofesh Shechter

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His dance pieces divide critics and thrill fans, but for the Israeli-born, London-based choreographer, it’s all about provoking a reaction and democratising the art. He sits down with Danielle Radojcin to talk about his life journey, from growing up in Jerusalem to setting up his company in London and his forays into pop culture, for example when he created the opening sequence of the cult teen British TV drama Skins. He also reveals his inspirations – from Stanley Kubrick to tennis – and his obsession with a particular fashion item.
Jul 31 2019 · 50mins
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Hofesh Shechter: "Dance changed my life"

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World-famous dancer, choreographer and composer, Hofesh Shechter, discusses his life and career – and why indifference is the worst possible response to his work.
May 24 2019 · 50mins
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Episode 19: Class Ceiling in the Arts, Jessie Ware, Hofesh Shechter

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Stance explores the great British obsession, class, with an in-depth report focusing on class and culture. We interview Mercury-nominated singer and songwriter Jessie Ware and we catch up with star of the dance world, Hofesh Shechter, ahead of his mammoth community-led project set in the Tower of London.

Stance is an award-winning independent arts, culture and current affairs podcast, exploring diverse, global perspectives. Stancepodcast.com @stancepodcast

Jun 30 2018 · 1hr 13mins
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Hofesh Shechter at the Brighton Festival; Michael Jackson's Xscape; South African theatre; Advanced Style

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Acclaimed choreographer Hofesh Shechter talks to Kirsty Lang in his role as Guest Artistic Director for this year's Brighton Festival, and for her report she also visits a disused beer depot which is staging a production of Sir Harrison Birtwistle's chamber opera Down by the Greenwood Side. Also tonight, a review of Michael Jackson's second posthumous album Xscape; 20 years after Nelson Mandela's inauguration, young South African playwrights Amy Jeptha and Napo Masheane respond to the change their country has witnessed; and blog-turned-film documentary Advanced Style follows the sartorially elegant older women of New York.

Producer: Ellie Bury
Presenter: Kirsty Lang.
May 09 2014 · 28mins
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Hofesh Shechter, choreographer and Artistic Director, Hofesh Shechter Company (2/2)

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Jun 23 2011 · 45mins
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Hofesh Shechter, choreographer and Artistic Director, Hofesh Shechter Company (1/2)

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Jun 22 2011 · 30mins