NOD is excited to introduce the wonderful artists who will enrich the ICD Program academic year 2023-24.
2  weeks workshop led by Matan David. Session included in the NOD International Contemporary Dance Program and only open to 5 external dancers

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

When: March 4 – March 15

Deadline for applications: As long as there is space. The number of participants is limited. First come first serve.

In the workshop we will explore how to place sensations into physical
form and to tap into our creatively as creators of movement”

Matan was born in Rishon LeZion, Israel in 1982. He started dancing as
a child, and at the age of 15 was accepted to Thelma Yellin High
School of the Arts. During these years, Matan also studied at Bat Dor
Dance School, and at age 17 he attended the Juilliard summer program.

After high school, at age 18, Matan was accepted to the Batsheva
Ensemble. He performed with the young company for two years before
joining the main company for ten more seasons. During the twelve years
Matan danced in Batsheva, he was a part of some of Ohad Naharin’s
greatest creations such as Three, MAX, The Hole, and many more.

From 2013-2017, Matan was the director of the Batsheva Ensemble, which
has become one of the leading young companies in the dance world. The
year he became director, he won the Yair Shapira award, and the
ensemble was named the best performing company by Israel’s Ministry of

From July 2020 until December 2021, Matan was the main rehearsal
director for Batsheva Dance Company.

As part of Matan’s relationship with Naharin, Matan stages his
choreography internationally. He has set work on the Paris Opera
Ballet, Oslo Ballet, Rambert Dance Company, Gauthier Dance, Ballet De
Rhin, and many more troupes. Matan has undertaken a long, meaningful
process with Naharin’s movement language and is a senior teacher of

How to register:
Register to the Google doc Form to the link
Send 1 videos of you improvising, no more than 1 min. Please also include a short bio and send all material to (Vimeo
or Youtube NO password)

Costs for participants: for info about costs visit NOD Website

Contact details: Silvana

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