Introduction to Afro-Brazilian Dance with a Local Pro

The choreographic workshops are inspired by the maracatu, a dance-procession of Afro-Brazilian tradition, typical of Recife and Olinda in Pernambuco and the states of Paraiba and Alagoas, Brazil. The origin of the maracatu is associated with the ancient coronation festivities of the black kings mentioned as early as 1711.

In this hour exciting experience, you will learn the basics of the dance, the moves and the music. I will tell you about my personal experience growing up in Brazil, and professional experience becoming a dancer and choreograph.

Experience duration (hours): 1.0
Experience language:
English
Hebrew
Italian
French
Romanian
Spanish
German
Portuguese
Korean
Recommended for:
Individuals
Couples
Families
Children
About the host:

Pedro Rosa studied ballet, contemporary dance, samba, maracatu and dance of orishas 5candomble) in Brazil. He danced with Palacio das Artes Dance Company 5he participated in the Brazilian national tour of the Mikhail Baryshnikov), Integra Ballet Minas Theater, Ballet Castro Alves Theater in Bahia. He formed his own dance company, Cie. Ochossi in France where he performed and taught contemporary dance. Pedro taught dance at the Arts Department of Rennes University France and at Elgin Elementary and Elgin Middle School Texas.

Requirements - material and skills:

Comfortable clothing.

- IMPORTANT NOTICE!:

Be ready to sweat!

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