Pedro Rosa returns to Austin for a series of fun and inspiring classes in Brazilian samba and maracatu. Suitable for all levels.
SAMBA, ALL LEVELS:
• Tuesday, July 21, 7-8 pm
• Tuesday, July 28, 7-8 pm
Where: Esquina Tango, 209 Pedernales, 78702
Cost: $15 drop-in rate
MARACATU, WITH LIVE PERCUSSION BY MARACATU TEXAS
• Saturday, August 1, 2-3:30 pm
Live percussion by Austin’s own Maracatu Texas
Location: Capoeira Evolução, 2015 E. Riverside Drive, 78741
Cost: $20 (cash only)
About the artist:
“I see dance as an opportunity for expression and communication. It can increase our consciousness of the world, through exercises and body awareness. “- Pedro Rosa.
Brazilian-born dancer and choreogapher Pedro Rosa has danced for various choreographers in Bahia and throughout Brazil. A dancer with classical training, jazz and theater, he also teaches contemporary and Brazilian dance, including samba and maracatu. He currently lives in Rennes, Frances, where he is the artistic director of Compagnie Ochossie, a 32-member dance company. Founded in 1996, Compagnie Ochossi aims to promote and strengthen the links between artistic talents of all backgrounds and disseminate the culture of Brazil and contemporary Brittany (France) on an international level.
You can see examples of some of Compagnie Ochossi’s work below:
Website: http://cie-ochossi.com/ (in French)