It Couldn't Have Happened Before
By Dafi Altabeb & Nini Moshe
Premiered in November 2015, Erarta Museum Saint Petersbourg
& then you stop.
then there is quiet
& you understand
You understands that this person is not hanging on you.
This person is hugging you
She is hugging you in a way that no one hugged you for years.
She just want you to hug her back.
in few more years she is not going to hug you so much.
will hug her
You will need to bag for a hug
"It couldnt have happened before"
Choreography: Dafi Altabeb
Co Creator: Nini Moshe
Collaborator Dancers: Noga Golan & Ady Elzam
Original Music: Niko Hafkenscheid
Additional Music: The Turtles, Happy together
Costume Designer & Production: Ron Glait
Rehersal Manager: Anna Waisman
Lighting Designer: Uri Morag
"It Couldn’t Have Happened Before, danced and co-created by Ady Elzam and Noga Golan, who moves with such a understated grace....."(Nancy Wonzy, Arts+Culture)
Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts, New Delhi, Kolkata Chandigarh (India tour 2017)
Isadora festival, Krasnoyarsk (Russia 2016)
World premiere - Ararta museum of modern arts, Saint Petersburg (Russia 2015)