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This short film explores the history of Israeli Folk Dance. It features Yankele Levi, Yonatan Karmon and Moshiko Halevy telling how they each came to be involved in Israeli Dance, and how their artistry developed. The interviews provide a valuable and interesting look at the formation of Israeli Folk Dance and its place in the world of dance.
  Dance steps: Jack Steel
Jack Steel's Shorthand Dance notation
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From the web to the stage!
Jack Steel, the creator of the Israeli Dance Catalogue, was part of an Australian stage performance about Men and Dance.

The performance includes interviews Jack, who was interviewed by Chunky Move founder Gideon Obarzanek on several occasions for a documentary dance work on the relationship between men and dancing, which led him to develop this performance.
Read about the work

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