Madalena Victorino

28 May at 9.30pm and 11pm

Choreography: Madalena Victorino Co-creation and Performers: Miguel Fragata and Susana Gaspar Costumes, objects and artistic advice: Ainhoa Vidal Technical direction and lighting design: Rui Alves Sound design: Tiago Matos Vocal support: Isabel Campelo Executive production: Teresa Miguel Production: Arte Total Diffusion: Andrea Sozzi, SUMO - Associação de Difusão Cultural Acknowledgements: Deolinda Fernandes, Prazeres Rovisco, Saguenail Technique: Objects and dance For audiences over: M/6 Time: 45 min. Language: Without words

A duet for a city that is not there...

Under a virtual sky, a man and a woman sit at the table and engage with the idea of an ancient city... This invisible city turns into a cabinet of wonders that the performers of this dance carry at the trays of their bodies.
Madalena Victorino, once again, mixes objects and dance in a beautiful and sensitive way.

Madalena Victorino studied contemporary dance at the London School of Contemporary Dance and graduated as a Dance teacher at the University of London, Goldsmith’s College / Laban Centre for Movement and Dance. She is a choreographer and teacher, having worked extensively in choreography, dance education and the relationship between art and society. Madalena has created several site-specific works that involve collaboration between professional artists and amateurs of all ages and backgrounds, in a non conventional places, like factories, parking lots, museums, forests…
Between 1996 and 2008 she was the pedagogical and animation coordinator of the Department of Arts and Pedagogy in the Fundação Centro Cultural de Belém. Between 2000 and 2004, with Giacomo Scalisi, co-directed the Projecto Europeu de Artes do Espectáculo para um Público Jovem, Percursos.
Her show “Caruma” (2007) was considered by the press the best dance show of the year and she won recently the Prize Autores 2010 for the best choreography for the show “Vale”.

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