A conversation with choreographer Hofesh Shechter about his work and the purpose of dance is surprisingly candid. A refreshing antidote to the pretence that often surrounds internationally successful choreographers.

Grand Finale, Adelaide Festival Grand Finale. Photo © Rahi Rezvani

“It’s dance. You don’t come out of the theatre and go ‘oh I understand something about the world’,” says the Israeli-born, London-based choreographer. “It doesn’t work like that. You come, you feel a bunch of stuff...

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