Tirza Sapir ( 1941-2018 ) choreographer, teacher and scholar of movement through Eshkol-Wachman movement notation(EWMN). Her work spans choreography, education and work in the community, in particular through work in the Kibbutz movement where she was born.

She founded the dance group RikudNetto in 1986 and was the choreographer and instructor of the group, working in the framework of Eshkol-Wachman Movement Notation. The dance group continues to perform and publish books and many of its members are involved in education and research.


Seascapes 2010 – 2018 From the prologue to Seascapes by Orli Yaakov “Seascapes is the first dance suite composed by Tirza but the last to

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Moving Landscapes

Moving Landscapes 2007 “Moving Landscapes” is a cycle of twelve dances (variations) all based on the following numerical sequence: The sequence of values is divided

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Birds 2006 Birds is a cycle of nine variations structured on the basis of numerical pattern. This pattern serves as the scaffolding for the combinations

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Peter Pan

Peter Pan 1972 Peter Pan was the largest production Sapir did within her work in the community. It was commissioned and performed by the members

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Festive Dances

Festive Dances 2013 An excerpt from the Introductory essay by Shlomit Ofer, “A Time for Dancing: A suite of festive dances by Tirza Sapir” This

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