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Sunday, February 14 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
80s Klezmer Aerobics

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80s Klezmer Aerobics is an interactive dance/storytelling workout where "the 1880s meets the 1980s." As Daniel leads the workout, he tells the original story "Levi and the Old Badchen", a story about a dancer and his apprentice. The audience learns the dances of the Old Badchen and of Levi, and the dances that Levi learns when he runs off to Warsaw. Framing this experience, Daniel speaks of the 1980s klezmer revival and parallels the technological shifts and cultural evolutions of the Jewish people.


Daniel Brenner

Daniel Brenner started performing in 1987 with the late comic legend Chris Farley (at the Ark Improvisational Theater) and has been doing theater ever since. In rabbinical school, he created the one-man-show Faster, Rabbi, Drill! Drill!, won an All out Arts New York playwriting award (2000), and wrote a series of chassidic folktale/plays for Philadelphia's Theatre Ariel. Since then, he had a play produced by New York's Vital Theater and spawned a... Read More →

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