Hazira - Performance Art Arena
Alternative platform for innovative creation in Jerusalem
The Opposite of Alive
When was the last time you roamed a museum on your own, in the dark? HaHephech MiChai is a night time theatrical tour of a nature in danger of extinction. We invite you to wander on your own through the landscapes of a nature frozen in time. Accompanied by a flashlight and the voice of the guide you can examine the line between life and death, between existing and disappearing, between the cheetah and ourselves...
The Road to Ein Harod (Salt of the Earth)
In the circle of destruction and construction, with each scene built upon the ruins of its predecessors, comes to life the story of an Israeli man, a former writer and combatant, who is forced to leave his home in Tel Aviv following a military coup in Israel. Using the innovative PuppetCinema technique, the plot is sculpted out of salt and paper and projected on a large screen for the audience to see.
The General and The Sea
THE GENERAL AND THE SEA is an epic rendering of one of the greatest Israeli myths ever: The last minutes of General Raphael Eitan (“Raful”), a legendary soldier known for his superhuman courage at the battlefield, who went to the Ashdod Port wave breaker on a stormy day, and was swept to sea – without knowing how to swim.
The play “Saddam Hussein” is a grotesque and spectacular weave which focuses on the Iraqi Dictator’s lofty persona on the eve of US forces’ invasion. Hidden in a bunker and surrounded by three mustachioed doubles, Saddam loses his head and dives deep into the recesses of oil and awareness. In a spectacle filled with colors, motion, poetry and humor...
Anthem for a Box
The music box of the collective memory emits strange, funny, innocent and dark songs. Songs of longing and protest from the Jewish town are mixed together with pastoral and idealistic children’s songs from the early days of Zionism, and turn into a topsy-turvy journey which exposes a world that is a mixture of childhood and old age, holy words and materialism fantasies and scientific facts.