Reaching Beyond Limits

October 5, 2010 By Elena Hecht There are not many places in the world where high-level dance training and nature converge. But imagine a tranquil community where students live side by side with the renowned choreographer whose work they are studying, as well as the seasoned professionals in his company.

DANCE: Kibbutz Troupe From Israel

October 11, 1983 By Jennifer Dunning This might well be called Israeli dance year in New York. Seven troupes from Israel will have visited this city by the end of the season. And one of the best is likely to have been the Kibbutz Dance Company, which made an all- too-brief stop on Sunday afternoon at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in the Bronx, in the final performance...

An Uplifting Journey

January 31, 2014 By Barry Davis In addition to provide the participants with first-rate dance instruction, [KCDC’s Dance Journey program] offers a way of bringing several dozen talented dancers over age 18 to this part of the world and showing them some of the positive aspects of life here that may not find their way into the international media…Young dancers are in for something of a utopian experience...

The Dancers’ Kibbutz

August 19, 2010
By Leora Eren Frucht


She leaps and soars before a crowd of women, their haunted eyes entranced by this unlikely expression of freedom. When the S.S. officers hear about the Jew who performs for her fellow inmates at Birkenau, they order her to dance at their Christmas party. She refuses. She would rather die.