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Event Category: Festivals & Events
CHUTZPAH! PLUS DATES: MAY 13 & 14!
Breathtaking dance, discerning theatre, hilarious comedy and globally-celebrated music highlight this year’s festival with world-class performances and workshops by international, Canadian and local artists.
2017 Chutzpah! Dance Series presents some of the most sought-after contemporary choreographers in the world; Italy’s brilliant Spellbound Contemporary Ballet’s full-length Carmina Burana; Israel’s incomparable Yossi Berg & Oded Graf Dance Theatre; Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion (USA); acclaimed Shay Kuebler/Radical System Art; Canada’s Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg with Italy’s award-winning Silvia Gribaudi (presented with The Dance Centre); Chutzpah!PLUS – Birds Sing a Pretty Song. created by Rebecca Margolick and Maxx Berkowitz (Canada/USA/Israel/Argentina).
The rich global landscape of music presented this year showcases some of the world’s most exciting performers from Israel, Japan, Argentina, USA, Palestine, and Canada including; Grammy-winning superstars The Klezmatics 30th Anniversary Tour; David Broza & Ali Paris in Concert; MARBIN, founded by Israeli guitarist Dani Rabin and Israeli saxophonist Danny Markovitch; Israeli singer Maya Avraham; Lyla Canté– a Jewish Cantor meets a Gypsy Flamenco guitarist (USA/Israel/Japan/Argentina).
Chutzpah!’s thought provoking theatre features Wrestling Jerusalem, created and performed by Aaron Davidman. The hilarious comedy lineup is always at its best featuring Mark Schiff, regular opener for Jerry Seinfeld; Comedy Double Bill featuring Ali Hassan and Judy Gold.