KISMET – 2018
Premiere will on on 12th May in Portimao/Portugal.
It is about how with knowledge created civilisation turns in to “cul de sac”, in to
apocalyptic reality! It’s structured as dance performance with computing, lighting,
live & video streaming, live & digital music!
NEO DERVISH – 2016
Premiered at Ivan Vazov National Theater, Sofia/Bulgaria.
It is an artistic contemporary visual dance performance with live music and offers a
different rendition of the age-old dervish dance! Ney, percussion & electronic music
fulfil the needs of sound from different times and geographies as support to Dervish
BOLERO – 2014
Bolero is an experimental piece by Ziya Azazi, choreographed, produced and
performed in collaboration with composer/performer Claudio Bettinelli.
Azazi connects to the modern interpretation by Ravel and Béjart using elements of
contemporary dance movements, as well as Bettinelli’s digital touch to the music.
ENERGY – 2012
Premiered in Toulon/France on the 9th June, 2012.
“Energy” reveals the never- ending life cycle and the transforms that energy
undergoes within this cycle. Everytime the dancer moves on stage, he transfers the
energy that he generates in his body to his surrounding .
EMBER – 2010
25’, Premiered in 2010, Valladolid, Spain
“Ember” deals with the desperation of man within the ongoing life cycle. The whirl is the artist’s struggle to survive and to make sense of this life by illuminating it.
However, this sometimes only flares up the fire surrounding him.
ICONS – 2007
60’ (no intermission) Premiered in 2007, Grenoble/France
“Icons” examines the concept of icon that is a part of life although we are often unaware of it. Dancers discover various icons throughout the performance, and they sometimes try to destroy, sometimes transform, and sometimes idealize them.
DERVISH – 2005
2004 – 60’ (with 15” intermission) “Azab” (20 min) and “Dervish in Progress” (25 min) with intermission (15 min). Premiered as full programme in 2005, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
“Azab” depicts the effort of man going through these 3 of the 4 doors. Man, who passes through the doors of the Law, the Path, and Realization in “Azab”, opens the door to Discernment in “Dervish in Progress”
DERVISH IN PROGRESS – 2004
This 25 minutes long solo premiered in 2004 in Barcelona, Spain.
“Dervish” is composed of two performances, the first of which is “Azab”, and the second “Dervish in Progress.