Fibonacci Afro Image
Original dance work by the choreographer Rachel Bangoura
In mathematics, the Fibonacci sequence is a sequence in which each number is the sum of the two preceding ones.
In thus show we give the tribute to the sequence by telling the story in the African story tell with the African drums rhythm and building the spiral on stage
The combination between dance and mathematics and especially the Afro Modern dances and the tribal dances is a breakthrough in this unique dance work
The work was premiered at Suzanne Dellal Center 6/7/23 and and at Inbal Theater on 24/8/23
Upcoming show - 23/11/23 Hanahal, Pardes Hanna.
An African dance performance to traditional Bengoura-style rhythms, a development of the combined choreography of modern and African: Afro-Modern Contemporary Dance
Performed as part of the 2013 Hot Dance Festival at Suzanne Dellal Center in Tel Aviv, July 27, 2013 and February 21, 2014, at Inbal Dance Theater on December 17, 2014
On the magical connection between the rhythm of the drums and the rhythm of life and movement in dance. All these dance pieces are studded with stormy dances and rich and clever drum beats composed by Saboula, the company’s master. Many and varied costumes were mutually designed.
Performed as part of the 2010 Hot Dance Festival at Suzanne Dellal
Song of the Drum
A colorful and rich production, the sounds of the Cora (the African harp) and the traditional Garo song of the mandingo combined with stormy and energetic dances with rich drum beats, and reading of poetry pieces written during voyages to Africa.
premiered at 2007 Hot Dance at Suzanne Dellal Center, at Inbal
Drum to Infinity
The personal story of the artist whose struggles, frustrations, and inner conflicts, bring her to suddenly discover a powerful instrument, the drum. Beating it with precision and mathematical perfection, it becomes the subject of life leading her to revelations. Superpowers passing through her wash the universe around her with qualities of creation and beauty while also suggesting a connection to the infinite, a continuity in the human life circle. Drum to Infinity integrates composed excerpts from the book of Zohar.
Upcoming show - 9.6, Susan Dellal Hall, Tel Aviv
African homage to Genesis
The work conveys the story of Genesis in a very different, rhythmic, and surprising way. The inspiration for the work was taken from the secrets of Kabbalah that Adam and Eve were connected back to back in heaven until they tasted the forbidden fruit and only then did their bodies separate. Special music for the show combines the drums with flute melodies, Balafon, and string, alongside the drums in the powerful rhythms of West Africa. Specially designed elegant costumes, a cultural experience that works on all the senses.
premiered on 16.7.15 on the stage of Suzanne Dellal as part of Tel Aviv Dance 2015, 21.1.16 and 9.6.16 in Warehouse 2, and on 19.7.17 in Suzanne Dellal.
The Magic Drum
The story of a girl who fights for her right to drum in a world where men drum and women dance… She struggles with people and animals, wins, and gets to receive the blessing of the chief of the tribe who accepts her and entrusts her with the coveted drum.
premiered at the 2006 Hot Dance at Suzanne Dellal Center as well as Inbal Dance Theater, at Sharet Hall in Petach Tikva, Gerard Bachar Center in Jerusalem and more
An original dance piece that penetrates the world of African mysticism, which is intriguing in a very expressive way. The work reveals the theme of the dybbuk and expulsion of demons as done in Africa with drums, an Auto suggestive work on the subject of the expulsion of fears, the expulsion of diseases, etc. African dance – modern and live music that moves between magical and quiet melodies and drum beats in powerful rhythms of West Africa.
The work was premiered at Suzanne Dellal Center as part of the 2017 Hot Dance Festival on 25.7.17, the work was also performed on 17.8.17 at Inbal Dance Theater, at Beit Hayotzer house – Tel Aviv Port 20.1.18, 16.7.18 Inbal Dance Theater, 1.3.19 at Beit Hayotzer
Silo – The Road
A show that focuses on age-old racism (agism). In Africa there is great respect for adults and a deep belief that older people have high spiritual abilities, so young people are careful not to harm adults in any way, the story is about a dancer who was not careful and hit an older woman and this turned her face white (‘whitened her face’ is a Hebrew Pun for shamed her).
” Performed as part of the 2011 Hot Dance Festival at Suzanne Dellal Center in Tel Aviv 2011
staged as part of Hot Dance 2008 at the Suzanne Dellal Center in Tel Aviv. The rhythm of the drums reveals to the viewers a magical story with transitions in a woman’s life, the longings for fertility and the African solution: The tribal healer treats and gives her blessing, the baby who feels the drums from the day it is created also receives the blessing of the angels and their protection. The music in the show ranges from rich and energetic drum beats to melodic pieces by the ensemble that includes the African harp – the Cora.
Performed as part of the 2009 Hot Dance Festival at Suzanne Dellal Center