Jasmin Vardimon’s Dance Theatre offers an unusual, intimate insight into the devising and training processes of a choreographer in the midst of her practice. Libby Worth and Jasmin Vardimon take a collaborative approach to recording and exploring the working processes of Vardimon and her company, chronicling the development of specific productions rather than offering a single choreographic blueprint.
Focusing on the techniques, strategies and creative activities necessitated by each project, Worth and Vardimon address:
Based on extended conversations and interviews, this highly illustrated, full -colour volume is a unique reflection on Jasmin Vardimon’s vibrant, continually developing practice. It is a must-read for students and practitioners of dance and physical theatre.
Chapter 1. Early Years in Israel and first performances in the UK
Performances: Therapist (1997), Madame Made (1998), Tête (1999), LureLureLure (2000), Ticklish (2001)
Chapter 2. Seeds of creation
Performances: Lullaby (2003)
Chapter 3. ‘Hitmasroot’
Performances: PARK (2005)
Chapter 4. Textured voices: Text and Texture
Performances: Justitia (2007)
Chapter 5. Covering layers and pruning
Performances: Yesterday (2008)
Chapter 6. Unearthing: 7734
Performances: 7734 (2010)
Conclusion: Re-seeding: new directions in education, training and performances
Performances: Freedom (2012), MAZE (2015)
Appendix A Chronology of Jasmin Vardimon works and awards.
Appendix B Performance credits for works made for Zbang and Jasmin Vardimon Company.