A cross cultural collaboration of dance and music showcasing the richness of Jewish and Muslim cultures. Five poignant dances, punctuated by text from the Torah and Quran and performed by artists from Jordan, Israel, Morocco, Syria and the US illustrate the impact of fear and what is possible when the heart and mind are open.
Dancers: Joanie Block, Emily Bloomenthal, Julie Leavitt, Che Madyun, Soumaya MaRose, Melinda Rothstein, Debbie Stringham.
Musicians: Abdulkader, Ahmad, Anne-Marie Codur, Yoel Genin, Mahmoud, Mitch Gordon, Benyamin Lichetenstein, Khalil Madyum, Boujemaa Razguibou, Joel Segel, Layth Sidiq,Lorel Zar-Kessler.
Video Artist: Clarissa Duque
Playwright: Bernard Horn
Actors: Rena Baskin, Hamida Hirani
Lighting Design: Stephen Petrilli
Costume Design: Brooke Stanton
Conceived and Choreographed by Joanie Block