This production is a tender, joyful, passionate and humorous interpretation of Matisse’s three permutations of the painting starting with Le bonheur de vivre followed by the two versions of La Danse – danced to original musical composition by John Levis and poetry by Karl Mullen. Koresh Dance Company was founded in 1991 by Israeli-born choreographer and artistic director Ronen (Roni) Koresh.