Premiere // August 2014

SUB MISSION is a piece about the engagement in community life. This unique process began in Chejejevka – an ecological village located in Altai, Siberia, Russia. The performance was created in collaboration between choreographers Elad Schechter from Israel and Hugo Leonardo Silva from Brazil.

Four dancers on stage experimenting with various ceremonies. This piece is a celebration of empowerment of the individual as part of a community in the contemporary life. Testing the feelings engages by mutual responsibility. The music that accompanies this piece consists of sounds and melodies from around the world. All this to create a colorful human celebration. Premiered in August 2014, Sub Mission was performed at the Jewish Museum in Moscow with the audience and performers sharing one space, next to the Jewish Historical represents.

Choreography : Elad Schechter & Hugo Leonardo Silva

Dancers : Sofia Kranz, Tom Lev Dekel, Veronika Akopova, Ilya Karpel.

Sub Mission was created with the support of Israeli Embassy in Moscow, Russian Contact Improvisation association, and the Jewish Museum for Tolerance in Moscow.

Elad Schechter is a Jerusalem native dancer and choreographer. A graduate of the Jerusalem High School for the Arts, served in the IDF Theatre department and danced in many professional companies, such as ‘Charleoi Danses, Brussels’, ‘Vertigo Dance Company’ ׳Kibutz Contemporary Dance Company’ and more. In 2012 he founded the c.a.t.a.m.o.n Dance Group in Jerusalem. Schechter has been creating works since 2009. He is the recipient of the silver medal at the international choreography competition of Beijing in July 2011. Alongside his artistic work, Schechter is developing Jerusalem based projects that aims to develop dance, art and culture scene in the city. Elad founded ‘From Jaffa to Agripas’ festival – Dance in Machne Yehuda market, curated and developed ‘Alliance House’ – A home for creative communities, for ‘New-Spirit’ organization and curating ‘Dance in Masie’ – The complete dance series in Jerusalem at ‘Beit Masie’ Theater, between 2012-2016. Schechter is a LGBTQ activist in Jerusalem and is a father to his son that is being raised in shared parenthood alongside two women.

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