Jews and Jewishness in the Dance World
an international research conference at Arizona State University
October 13th - 15th, 2018


Jewish Women Choreographers and Social Justice

Roundtable with Victoria Marks, Nicole Bindler, Marika Russell, and Ze’eva Cohen
Moderated by Rebecca Pappas
Monday October 15th, 2018 - 10:00am - 11:15am - MU 202 Alumni Lounge

Dance videos mentioned in Ze’eva Cohen’s introduction:

 

“Mother’s of Israel” - Sarah, Rebecca, Leah & Rachel

Choreographed by Margalit Oved
Commissioned and performed by Ze'eva Cohen for her solo repertory show
Music: Margalit Oved
Adelphi University, NY
June 1980

"If Eve Had a Daughter - Mother's Tongue I Love You" (as part of "Female Mythologies")

Choreographed By Ze'eva Cohen
Performed by Ze'eva Cohen and Jill Sigman
Music: traditional Yiddish songs and Klezmer music featuring Shura Lipovsky, Giora-Feidman, Adrienne Cooper
Dancespace Project at St. Mark's Theater, NY
April 13-16, 2000

"Negotiations" (as part of "Female Mythologies")

Choreographed By Ze'eva Cohen
Performed by Ze'eva Cohen & Aleta Hayes
Music: Peter Jones
Dancespace Project at St. Mark's Theater, NY
April 13-16, 2000

"Jeptha's Daughter" (as part of "Female Mythologies")

Choreographed By Ze'eva Cohen
Performed by Regina Nejman & Angharad Davies
Music: traditional music of Gypsies, Rajasthan, traditional
Poem by Alicia Ostriker
Dancespace Project at St. Mark's Theater, NY
April 13-16, 2000


Yemenite Jewish Dance -
as performed by the traditional community in Israel
and used in Ze’eva Cohen’s contemporary choreography

Ze’eva Cohen
Introduced by Janaea McAlee
Sunday October 14th, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:15pm - PEBE 190

Dance videos and music mentioned in Ze’eva Cohen’s workshop:

Traditional Yemenite Jewish Dances - both men & women

Men performing modernized version of Yemenite jewish dance at wedding

Margalit Oved coaching Ze’eva Cohen for “Mothers of Israel”

Warm up only - 0:00 to 6:00