Gil Kerer, Concerto for Mandolin and Strings in C Major by Vivaldi (Ehud Melamed)
Gil Kerer

Concerto for mandolin and strings in C major by Vivaldi

11 September 2022, 7.45 pm

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Choreography Gil Kerer. Dancers Gil Kerer and Lotem Regev. Music Vivaldi's Concerto for Mandolin and Strings in C Major, performed by Avi Avital and the Baroque Orchestra of Venice. Artistic advisor Anat Cederbaum Rehearsal. Director Alex Shmurak. Video Kino Kitchen. Photo © Ehud Melamed.

Premiered as part of Curtain Up Project 2020 in Tel-Aviv. The piece awarded both the 3rd choreography prize and the Theater Pforzheim Production prize as part of the 35th International Choreography Competition in Hannover. In 2021 the piece also got the “Ministry of Culture interpretation prize” in Israel.

Connected with Danza Urbana | Bologna e Cantieri Danza | Ravenna
with the support of the Embassy Of Israel In Italy.

We gather our own tenderness, stand steady and strong, and dance to the sounds of the mandolin and strings, returning to a primary experience of dance with humility and joy. The choreography is a sort of an adult, youthful, childish dance: music and dance as a celebration, as a space of freedom, of simplicity, of virtuosity, of intimacy and friendship.

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Gil Kerer. Born in 1987. Began his professional way in dance in the young KCDC and at Vertigo Dance Company, and has since danced with numerous independent choreographers. In 2011 created his first solo, "dive" with Anat Cederbaum which won the first prize for emerging choreographers in Mash Festival in Jerusalem. From 2015 work as independent choreographer, performing and touring with his pieces, in Israel and abroad, whilst giving artists workshops to diverse audiences. Joined the Israeli Choreographers Association in 2017, and as of 2018 is a resident choreographer at the Menashe Regional Council. at 2020 he was co founder of the Menashe Dance House with the support of the Municipality. Commissioned to create pieces for companies, dance program and festivals such as Vertigo Training program(IL), Haifa Training Program(IL), Oberlin College(Ohio), Malta Art Festival, Aura Dance Theatre(Lithuania), Kaet Ensemble(Jerusalem) and Maya Dance Theatre(Singapore) and Tanz Theater Pforzheim(Germany). Received awards for his choreographies in festivals and competitions in Israel(Mash), Sweden(IL Dance), Germany(Hannover) and Denmark(CICC). In 2021 received the Israeli Ministry of Culture Award for dance and interpretation for his duet piece Concerto for Mandolin and Strings in C Major by Vivaldi. In his work Gil looks for a presence gentle movement, searching for a human and intimate physical expression.

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