Sharon Eyal & Gai Behar
Sharon Eyal&Gai Behar's Into The Hairy © Katerina Jebb
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Into The Hairy is the latest creation by Sharon Eyal for L-E-V Dance Company collaborating with London-based artist, producer and composer Koreless. Co-produced by MART

This creation will be the first full-length collaboration of Sharon Eyal with Koreless, who is creating an original soundtrack for the piece. The world premiere will take place at the Montpellier Danse Festival.

Deep Into the Hairy…      Dirty and gentle.     Broken.             Alone.              Alone.                 Alone.        Alone.  Deeper.   Stronger.   Weaker.      Sadder.  More alone.        Hole.
Diamond    shining off     alone.     Mustn't be night.  Skies and heart.
My love chapter 245.                                        I LovE you. My Harry……..

Co-producers: Montpellier Danse Festival, La Villette - Paris, Salzburger Festspiele - Austria, Sadler’s Wells - London, Julidans – Amsterdam, Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi - Italy, MART Foundation - New York, Dampfzentrale, Bern, deSingel, Antwerpen.

With the support of the French Ministry of Culture - Direction régionale des affaires culturelles d’Île-de-France and the support of Orsolina 28 Art Foundation, Italy.

Parts of the creation were originally created in the frame of THIS IS NOT A LOVE SHOW commissioned by LAS (Light Art Space), January 2022 at Kraftwerk Berlin.

This is the third time that MART has supported Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar's work. In 2021, our organization co-produced the one-act ballet Autodance, which was staged for the Stanislavsky Ballet in Moscow. In 2022, Sara was restaged for the Gibney Company with the support of MART. The work premiered in March 2023 at the Suzanne Dellal Centre in Tel Aviv as part of the company's first tour in Israel, presented by MART.

Sharon Eyal was born in Jerusalem. She danced with the Batsheva Dance Company between 1990–2008. Eyal served as Associate Artistic Director for Batsheva from 2003–2004, and as a House Choreographer for the company from 2005–12. During her time with the company, she created 16 new creations. In 2005 Eyal started to collaborate with Gai Behar on her creations and the L-E-V company and different projects. During 2009 Eyal began creating pieces for other dance companies around the world. In 2013 Eyal launched L-E-V with her long-time collaborator Gai Behar.

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