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Vertigo-Dance-Company | Rena Shagan Associates, Inc



Dancers/Performers: 12
Artistic/Administrative Staff: 2
Production/Technical: 3-4

Vertigo Dance Company was founded by Noa Wertheim and Adi Sha’al in 1992. Wertheim and Sha’al’s first professional collaboration, a short duet called Vertigo, led to the establishment of their company of the same name. The company is based in an Eco-Art Village between Tel-Aviv and Jersusalem that puts sustainable living at the center of their lives and allows the company to explore the profound connections that exist between society, art and the environment. Vertigo represents international standards of artistic excellence, and offers a physical meeting place for artists and audiences. Every performance takes viewers on an exciting and challenging journey into unfamiliar territory.

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Choreography: Noa Wertheim
Music: Ran Bagno
Commissioned in 2012 by the Fondazione Campania del Festival - Teatro Festival Italia, VERTIGO 20 commemorates the company's 20th anniversary by weaving together twenty years of Noa Wertheim's creations with the company. Marking this significant milestone, VERTIGO 20 received rave reviews and acclaim, catapulting the company into the international touring spotlight.

In VERTIGO 20, Wertheim follows the trail of pebbles she laid, as if re-deciphering the secret of time. As stitches between the private and the public are unraveled she moves from real to surreal, from intimate to theatrical, from impalpable to tangible.

The unique body language of VERTIGO 20, accentuated by wit and hinted sadness delivers a spectacular staging of rituals. 



Outreach & Residencies



Led by a member of the company, 90 minute master classes in technique and repertory are available for high school, college and professional dance students.

The company offers hands-on experience with the unique Vertigo dance language for Professional and semi-professional dancers.

An insightful talk that shares with the audience various elements of Vertigo's creative process from the essential idea through to the development of movements and the adaptation of studio work for stage accompanied by dance segments performed by the Vertigo Dance Company dancers. The lecture demonstration is usually held in a studio with no set stage and costumes.

An evening about Vertigo dance company,The Vertigo Eco-Art Village, and/or the Vertigo International Dance Program.

An integrative movement workshop for able-bodied, disabled and/or blind persons (by special arrangement). 

Click for info on Vertigo Eco-Art Village

Click for info on Vertigo International Dance Program


  Click here for Press Kit.

The Five Points Star, June 2014

Triangle Arts and Entertainment, June 2014

The Jerusalem Post, January 2013

The Jerusalem Post, February 2013

Forward, October 2011

North American Tour Schedule 2016-2017

Rialto Center for the Performing Arts
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Atlanta, GA

UAlbany Performing Arts Center
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Albany, NY

Celebrity Series of Boston
Saturday, October 29 & Sunday, October 30, 2016
Boston, MA

Pinkerton Academy
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Derry, NH

Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University
Friday, November 4, 2016
Fairfield, CT

Tech Info

  Contact RSA for techincal information for tours after the 2016-2017 season.

Contact Us

180 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10024