são castro

São Castro started her dance studies in Balleteatro Escola Profissional de Dança e Teatro ( Dance and Theatre School ) in Oporto and has a degree in Dance by Escola Superior de Dança in Lisbon ( 2002 )As a professional dancer worked with Né Barros, Isabel Barros, Rui Lopes Graça, Benvindo Fonseca, Sofia Silva, Vasco Wellenkamp, Paulo Ribeiro, Hofesh Shechter, Olga Roriz, Clara Andermatt, André Mesquita, Tânia Carvalho, Luís Marrafa, among others. Was a dancer in Balleteatro Company ( 1997-99 ), Companhia Portuguesa de Bailado Contemporâneo ( 2001-04 ) artistic director Vasco Wellenkamp, Ballet Gulbenkian ( 2004-05 ) and Instável Company ( 2012 ). As a choreographer, created a solo aTempo ( 2009 ) and works a duet for students of National Conservatoire Dance School, performed in International Youth Festival Expression in Greece. Creates for Companhia de Dança do Algarve, Projecto Quorum ( 2015 ) and recently for Companhia de Dança de Almada, The Art of Losing.In 2011 created the project | ACSC | with António Cabrita. Their piece, Play False , won the Authors Award SPA 2015 - Best Choreography, nominated again for the same award in 2016 with Tábua Rasa, co-creation with António Cabrita, Henriett Ventura and Xavier Carmo, in a coproduction between National Ballet Company of Portugal and Vo’Arte.One of the last creations Rule of Thirds was considered by the media one of the best dance performances of 2016 and Turbulência premiered in the same year and cocreated with António Cabrita, Henriett Ventura and Xavier Carmo, was nominated for Best Choreography for the Authors Award SPA 2017.Recently received the Silver Medal of Value and Distinction by the Portuguese Polytechnic Institute. At the moment is artistic director of Companhia Paulo Ribeiro.

antónio cabrita

António Cabrita has a degree in dance by the Escola Superior de Dança in Lisbon (2008), started his dance studies in the National Conservatoire Dance School (2000), he also studied dance at the Joffrey Ballet School in NY (2001), cinema at the New York Film Academy (2001), and studied advertising at the Restart - School of Creativity and New Technologies in Lisbon (2004).He works in Portugal, Germany and other European countries, as an dancer, choreographer, actor, video-designer and sound designer. In the last years he worked in pieces from several choreographers, like Rui Horta, Né Barros, Silke Z., Tânia Carvalho, Hofesh Shechter, Luis Marrafa, Silke Z./ Resistdance, Paulo Ribeiro among others. Also he participated as guest in projects like Colina, and festivals like Repérages and Temps D’image. In 2009 was nominated for the Portugal Dance Awards. He created the To fail Project in 2009 and choreographed the piece “88” for the company Quorum Ballet in 2011.In 2011 created the project | ACSC | with São Castro. Their piece, Play False , won the Authors Award SPA 2015 - Best Choreography, nominated again for the same award in 2016 with Tábua Rasa, co-creation with São Castro, Henriett Ventura and Xavier Carmo, in a coproduction between National Ballet Company of Portugal and Vo’Arte.One of the last creations Rule of Thirds was considered by the media one of the best dance performances of 2016 and Turbulência, premiered in the same year and cocreated with São Castro, Henriett Ventura and Xavier Carmo, was nominated for Best Choreography for the Authors Award SPA 2017.Recently received the Silver Medal of Value and Distinction by the Portuguese Polytechnic Institute. At the moment is artistic director of Companhia Paulo Ribeiro

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