NOD is proud to open the Icd Program 2022/23 with Matan David, the former director of Batsheva – The Young Ensemble and Gaga’s Senior Teacher

Where: NOD Nuova Officina della Danza , Via Mantova 34 Torino, Italy

When: August 23rd – September 9th

Deadline for applications: As long as there is space. The workshop will be held according to the COVID -19 regulations. The number of participants is limited. First come, first served.

August 23rd – September 2nd – Gaga dancers class / Matan’s own work

September 5th – September 9th – Gaga dancers & Ohad Naharin Repertorie

Matan’s work description
“Each day will start with a Gaga/dancers class, In the workshop we will explore how to place sensations into physical form and to tap into our creatively as creators of movement”

After high school, at age 18, Matan was accepted to the Batsheva Ensemble. He performed there for two years before dancing with the main company for ten more seasons. In the twelve years Matan danced in Batsheva, he was a part of some of Naharin’s greatest creations such as Three, MAX, The Hole, and many more.
From 2013-2017, Matan was the director of Batsheva – The Young Ensemble, which has become one of the leading young companies in the dance world. The year he became director, he also won the Yair Shapira award, and the ensemble was named the best performing company by Israel’s Ministry of Culture.
Matan has undertaken a long, meaningful process with Naharin’s movement language and is a senior teacher of Gaga. He teaches Gaga around the world and is one of the main Gaga teachers for the Batsheva Ensemble.

How to apply: Please send your cv and a short video to (1 min. minimum video of your improv that shows your skill, technique , physicality, virtuosity and dynamic movment in the studio)
Only Vimeo or YouTube links no password will be accepted to

Costs for participants: For info about costs, visit NOD Website

Contact details: Silvana

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