Psychopomp Dance & Temple Akiba present an evening of dance on Pesach!

Shemot Psychopomp Dance Dancers

What: Psychopomp Dance presents NAMES , a dance theater adaptation of the Exodus Story.

Where: Temple Akiba of Culver City 5249 S. Sepulveda Blvd

When: April 26th at 630PM (during Shabbat Services) & 8PM (after Shabbat Services)

*Everyone is welcome attend Shabbat Services which begin at 630PM, follow this link for more information on Temple Akiba Shabbat Services.

At 6:30 PM: Psychopomp will share a site-specific duet based around the iconic story of the Burning Bush interwoven into Shabbat Services in Temple Akiba’s sanctuary. This first performance is free and open to anyone who is interested in attending a joyous, spiritual and unique Friday night service. The service will begin at 630PM.

At 8:00 PM: In Temple Akiba’s social hall Psychopomp will share our exciting dance theater work NAMES. This performance is also free and open to all community members. Inspired by the biblical story of Shemot, or the Exodus story, NAMES is an exhilarating dance theater work performed by five eclectic dance artists exploring how our own ancestral experiences of bondage, freedom and redemption continue to shape our present day lives. Taking inspiration from the Rabbinic belief that each year during Passover we ourselves must feel we were the ones brought out of slavery from Egypt, NAMES utilizes high octane movement, storytelling, as well as scenic and prop elements to transport the audience into a liminal and spiritual space bringing to life an ancient but intrinsic story of humanity.

Tickets: FREE! JUST RSVP! Bring your friends and join our community!

This performance is made possible in part by the City of Culver City and its Cultural Affairs Commission, with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment.


  • Friday, April 26, 2024 | 08:00 PM - 09:30 PM


Temple Akiba of Culver City, 5249 S. Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, 90230, View Map

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