We call it a grain of sand,
but it calls itself neither grain nor sand.
It does just fine, without a name,
whether general, particular,
incorrect, or apt.
Our glance, our touch means nothing to it.
It doesn’t feel itself seen and touched.
And that it fell on the windowsill
is only our experience, not its.
For it, it is not different from falling on anything else
with no assurance that it has finished falling
or that it is falling still.
(View With a Grain of Sand- Wislawa Szymborska)
Stories from a magical and chaotic world are being born, dissolved, and transformed.
Dust is a finely-ground substance that cannot be defined; it takes and loses form, it swirls, it rises to the air, it drops down to the ground and swirls again. Like dust, we all can lose our way, dissolve, connect and break apart, find each other and separate once more. Worlds that are created as dreams crash like rocks.
There is a Korean saying: “Gather dust to make a mountain”… it means that hard work gets eventual results. But sooner or later a gust of wind or a Tsunami wave will scatter the mount of dust, and everything will have to start all over again, from end to beginning…
“Virtuoso quality of dancers, along with wonderful illustrations. The creation “Dust” is an invitation to a requiem for a fairy-tale world, poetic and sad. It is about life, the forces of nature, and hope.” Ruth Eshel | Ha’aretz
Choreography, Costumes, Set & Music Design: Inbal Pinto, Avshalom Pollak
Lighting Designer: Yoann Tivoli
Music: Ambrose and His Orchestra, Ann Shelton, Beethoven, Circus Contaption, Hildur, Gudnadottir, New Orleans, Street Musicians, Victor Popov
Illustration & Animation: Roni Fahima, Shimrit Elkanati
Assistant Choreography and Rehearsal Manager: Dina Ziv
Assistant costume designer: Rosalind Noctor
Assistant Choreography Development: Ella Rothchild
Original Cast: Avidan Ben Giat, Zvi Fishzon, Noga Harmelin, Tamar Heonig, Cordelia Lange, Mayumu Minakawa, Mirai Moriyama, Andrea Martini, Stav Struz, Tom Weksler, Gil Shachar