Dance: Midnight ‘Cowboy’

Sitting on an AstroTurf-covered chair at the front of Noa Dar’s studio, about to witness a rehearsal of Niv Shenfeld and Oren Laor’s new work Cowboy, Chekhov’s gun came to mind.

“One must never place a loaded rifle on the stage if it isn’t going to go off. It’s wrong to make promises you don’t mean to keep,” the Russian author wrote.

Judging by the various props littering the blue floor, including ballet shoes, a plastic sword, knee pads and a live dog, it seems a lot is about to happen.


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