Title

The City as Subject and Stage: Dance and the Formation of Tel Aviv

Published In

Israel Affairs

Document Type

Citation

Publication Date

2017

Abstract

This article investigates the impact of dance on the development of Tel Aviv during the British Mandate of Palestine. It shows how theatrical, salon, and folk dance forms shaped the culture as well as the physical space of the burgeoning city, and how national ideas were encoded into this nexus. The city served as both stage and subject of dancing and choreographic activity.

DOI

10.1080/13537121.2017.1360053

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