Noa Wertheim and Adi Sha’al, the Directors of Vertigo Dance Company
“hand-to-hand market” in the theater lobby? Watched dancers slide
across dirt and hurl themselves through space under a geodesic dome?
Stumbled across an artist colony and dance studio in the midst of a
These aren’t typical experiences, but then again, Vertigo Dance
Company isn’t your average dance group. I met Noa Wertheim and Adi
Sha’al, the directors of Vertigo, several times over the course of
this year, and I became increasingly intrigued by their
environmentally-friendly and community-oriented approach to dance. A
few visits to their Eco-Art Village at Kibbutz Netiv HaLamed-Hey
further piqued my interest, and Noa satisfied my curiosity in a lively
discussion which I’m happy to share with you. Join us as we talk
about Noa’s pathway into dance, her “eco-dance” The Birth of the
Phoenix, the creation of the Eco-Art Village, her relationship to
Israeli society, and tikkun olam.