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Stacey Menchel Kussell

Stacey Menchel Kussell received her M.A. from New York University in European and Mediterranean History, and is a journalist who covers dance, Jewish history, and international affairs. Her work has appeared in The Forward, Dance Magazine, The Jerusalem Post, and Tablet Magazine. She is a filmmaker for The Dance Enthuasiast “Dance Up Close” web series and is a member of the Dance Films Association.

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Making Dance Green

By Stacey Menchel Kussell, director of Renewal: A Film About Art and Ecology Contemporary ballet and environmentalism are not topics that often go hand-in-hand. That is until you meet Israel’s Vertigo Dance Company. The dance group’s unique approach to ecological activism is the inspiration for my new film Renewal. Dance is one of Israel’s most impressive art forms, and it engages people worldwide regardless of language. ...