Madrid-based Compañía Sharon Fridman makes its U.S. debut, with athletic, adventurous work rooted in contact improvisation.
In a versatile program where “even the smallest movement speaks volumes” (The Coast), Compañía Sharon Fridman performs Hasta Dónde..? and Free fall. The first is a duet that has been performed over 300 times around the world and explores dependency, struggle, and harmony, while the second was awarded a highly respected Max Award for the Performing Arts and rehearses and engages with community volunteers, who become an integral part of the production.
Part of a new generation of groundbreaking Israeli choreographers, Sharon Fridman’s performance credits include Tadmor Dance Company, Vertigo Dance Company, and Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company.
Interested in performing in a U.S. debut this summer? Jacob’s Pillow is currently seeking 30 dancers of all genders and experience levels to perform with Compañía Sharon Fridman in Free fall. Learn more.
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“In the world of Sharon Fridman, even the smallest movement speaks volumes.”
“(Hasta Dónde) transcended a contrived approach…an uplifting, powerful experience for the dancers and audience alike.”
“…the now Madrid-based choreographer…gives [contact improvisation] a breathless physical athleticism, emotional intensity, and liquid-limbed looseness that looks one-of-a-kind.”
The Georgia Straight
Compañía Sharon Fridman
At Jacob’s Pillow: Jul 25 - Jul 29