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Choreography by Nuno Gomes

Children's Program, premiered at March 3, 2012, in the Auditorium Fernando Lopes-Graça, in Almada.

 

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Inspired by the book of contemporary poems "Estas São as Letras", ("These are the letters") by Mario Castrim, this ballet depicts the alphabet using the image and sound of each letter. As in the book, the individual and collective imagination of the young audience is challenged and the invitation to participate from where they are seating or on stage is inevitable.

 

About the author
Nuno Gomes began his dance studies in 1998. He has worked with Companhia de Dança do Tejo, (the Tagus Dance Company), Companhia de Bailado da Madeira, (Madeira Ballet Company), Centro Coreográfico de Valência, (Choreographic Center of Valencia), and Lisboa Ballet Contemporâneo, (Lisbon Contemporary Ballet). Since 2006 he has been with Companhia de Dança de Almada, (Dance Company of Almada). He has worked with various teachers and choreographers, namely Vítor Linhares, Guilherme Dias, Palmira Camargo, Maria Palmeirim, José Grave, Pascale, Vitor Garcia, David Fielding, Patrick de Bana, Cristina Graça, Thomas Noone, Benvindo de Fonseca, Gagik Ismailian. Highlights have included roles in "O Banco", "Acirfa", "Aman", "Uma noite com Ella", "Salcapate", "Makeba", "Para que a terra não esqueça", "Castanheda", and "Callas". He choreographed "Dancing for pleasure" for Companhia de Bailado da Madeira;

 

Artistic overview
Choreography: Nuno Gomes
Artistic and pedagogical support: Ana Macara
Costumes: Fauze El Kadre
Scenery and props: Paulo Mosqueteiro
Lighting design: Cláudia Rodrigues
Sound: José Pacheco
Performers (original cast): Beatriz Rousseau, Carla Jordão, Daniela Andana, Débora Queiroz, Luciano Fialho, Lucinda Saragga, Nuno Gomes, Sofia Silva
Choreographic assistant: Maria João Lopes

 

Tour
PLA Military Music Hall, Pequim - China, August 7, 8 and 9, 2015
Chongqing Guotai Arts Center, Chogqing - China, July 31 and August 1 and 2, 2015
Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Xangai - China, July 25 and 26, 2015
Inside-Out Theatre, Beijing - China, November 15 and 16, 2014
DaGuan Theatre, Xangai - China, November 8 and 9, 2014
SongCheng Theatre, Hangzhou - China, November 2, 2014
Schools of Taubaté - Brazil, November 19 to 21, 2013
Schools of Goiânia - Brazil, November 14 and 15, 2013
Centro Cultural Malaposta, Odivelas - Portugal, October 24 and 25, 2013
Auditório Fernando Lopes-Graça, Cascais - Portugal, April 6, 2013
Forum Municipal do Seixal, Seixal, Seixal - Portugal, March 14, 2013
Fundação Oriente Museu, Lisbon - Portugal, December 1, 2012
Cineteatro Municipal João Mota, Sesimbra - Portugal, November 25, 2012
Centro Cultural Malaposta, Odivelas - Portugal, November 15, 2012
Auditório Fernando Lopes-Graça, Almada - Portugal, October 18 to 20, 2012
Festa do Avante, Amora - Portugal, September 9, 2012
Feria de Teatro, Ciudad Rodrigo - Spain, August 24, 2012
Auditório Fernando Lopes-Graça, Almada - Portugal, March 1 to 4, 2012

 

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60' | ages 4 years and over

FaLang translation system by Faboba

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