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After (O Depois)

After is a play that deals with the themes of power, consumption and violence, and that reflects three years of risky work full of perspectives and possibilities that created more ambitious challenges with the interpreters of CiM. It is a complex commitment that, once more, crosses languages. Our proposal has to do with centering the bodies in the shadows of memory, physically and emotionally. The scenic space is full of elements of transportation and order, with a metaphorical value.
After starts from the will to distort the labyrinths encountered in Here.  We tried to create a place where life needs light, another light. The audience and the interpreters embrace a translucent transfiguration. After is an invention that seeks for changes from the beginning to the end. It is a creation of extreme pressures  and adverse movements, that engineer a vision in which the vanishing point is one and one only. After involves us on an underworld of emptiness, in which the loss of references is portrayed. The senses mess themselves up in a stunning cruelty. These are transdisciplinary proposals in glittering surfaces with an horizon trapped in infinity.After is a play of artistic and emotional encounters that measures the intensity of light and launches shortcuts and previews.

 

Credits

Artistic Direction: Ana Rita Barata and Pedro Sena Nunes
Choreography: Ana Rita Barata
Dramaturgy and Image: Pedro Sena Nunes
Dancers: Andreia Roque, Bruno Rodrigues, Alena Dittrichová, Adelaide Oliveira, José Marques e Maria João Pereira
Co-Production: Vo’Arte, APCL (Cerebral Palsy Association of Lisbon), CRPCCG (Rehabilitation Centre for Cerebral Palsy - Calouste Gulbenkian) and São Luiz Theater

Barata, Ana Rita

Ana Rita Barata / Vo’Arte’s Artistic Director & CiM’s choreographer

Born in Paris in 1972, Ana Rita Barata studied classic and modern dance at Escola Superior de Dança – Conservatório Nacional (Lisbon, Portugal) and at European Dance Development Centre, in Arnhem (The Netherlands). Some of the choreographers she worked with,are: Paulo Ribeiro, Yoshiko Chuma, Carolyn Carlson, Wim Vandekeybus, Benoit La Chambre, Steve Paxton, Samuel Louwick/Alain Platel… Since 1994 she has developed transdisciplinary performances with Pedro Sena Nunes, involving communities with special needs. She works as Artistic Director of Vo’Arte since 1997. She is the co-creator of CiM – Multidisciplinary Integrated Company. Ana Rita Barata is the Portuguese choreographer for « Fragile ».

Source: Fragile Dance

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Sena Nunes, Pedro

He was born in Lisbon in 1968. He finished his Cinema degree, in 1992, at the Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema. He Co-founded the Portuguese Companhia de Teatro Meridional. Held numerous documentaries, fictions and experimental studies in cinema and video and produced more than 100 advertising spots for television and radio. He was awarded several prizes.
Traveler and four times father, Director, producer, Photographer, teacher and artistic consultant, Pedro, currently works as Vo'Arte Artistic Director, where co-schedule various dance and video festivals.
In the last 20 years he devoted himself intensely to the pedagogical area, managing laboratories dedicated to creation and experimentation, for documental or fictional genders. Currently he teaches Documental Cinema Master, at ESMAE, in Oporto, and in Lisbon, he teaches cinema direction and experimental narratives achievement and transdisciplinary areas. He is creative director and pedagogical coordinator of ETIC and coordinator of Videodance  Post-graduation in ESTAL. He has PhD. in Arts (performing arts and moving image).


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