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25 Star Starred
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Portland Center for the Performing Arts 1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205
503-248-4335
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attended Feb 09 2011

I am so glad I went to this performance! Everything was spectacular: the movements, the costumes, the lighting, the music. The sensual and exuberant dancers were simply a joy to watch. Absolutely spectacular!

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Website

http://www.whitebird.org/performance/grupo-corpo

Quotes & Highlights

Check out Goldstar reviews for Grupo Corpo at Los Angeles’ Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
“Movement that attacks and seduces — you watch and you are conquered.” —_The Globe & Mail _(Canada)

Description

Combining classical ballet, modern dance and Afro-Brazilian movement, Grupo Corpo’s breathtaking company of 19 dancers draw inspiration from the Brazilian back country and the folk traditions of indigenous Brazilian, European and African cultures. The program features one of the group’s latest artistic creations, Ímã, plus its most celebrated work, Parabelo, in an evening of vibrant costumes, inventive lighting and intoxicating music by celebrated and innovative Brazilian and Latin American composers. 

Program

Parabelo (1997)

Choreographed by Rodrigo Pederneiras

Music by Tom Zé and José Miguel Wisnik 

Intermission

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Ímã__ (2009)

Choreographed by Rodrigo Pederneiras

Music by +2 | Moreno, Domenico, Kassin

Running time is 110 minutes.

About the Ticket Supplier: White Bird

White Bird is committed to bringing the best Portland-based, regional, national, and international dance companies to Portland, Oregon and to fostering the growth of dance in the region. White Bird will do this through presenting established and emerging companies and choreographers, commissioning or co-commissioning new work, and collaborating with other arts organizations in Portland and the region to make dance performances possible.