CRIA

€ 18 / € 15
50 min
PT (language no problem)

The Portuguese word cria has two literal meanings: ‘young being’ and ‘to create’. In Brazil it is used to convey the favela you come from: ‘I am cria from Complexo’. With CRIA, Brazilian choreographer Alice Ripoll combines these social, vital and affective interpretations into a rhythmic and sensual whole. Ten dancing bodies establish relationships of production, seduction and affection. Their movements propagate to a mix of funk and contemporary music inspired by Dancinha (‘little dance’), an urban dance style from Rio de Janeiro. After her triumphant dance performance aCORdo last year, Alice Ripoll returns this time with her group Suave to celebrate life as a state of caringness.

See also: Free School: Passinho Dance

Director: Alice Ripoll
Dancers: Tiobil Dançarino Brabo, Kinho JP, VN Dan.arino Brabo, Nyandra Fernandes, May Eassy, Romulo Galvão, Sanderson BDD, Thamires Candida, GB Dan.arino Brabo, Ronald Sheick
Director’s assistant & sound technician: Alan Ferreira
Lightning: Andréa Capella
Costumes: Raquel Theo
Funk musical direction: DJ Pop Andrade
Design: Caick Carvalho
Manager: Rafael Fernandes
Distribution: ART HAPPENS

Presentation: Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Le 140
Support: Centro Coreográfico da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro, Casa do Jongo, Rafael Machado Fisioterapia

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