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Quinta-Feira: Abracadabra

Seven Years Seven Pieces cycle

  • 21.04 2021
  • Teatro São Luiz - Sala Mário Viegas
  • ages 12+

Peace, bread, work, education mean what, exactly? In Quinta-feira: Abracadabra, the fourth creation of the project Sete Anos Sete Peças, Cláudia Dias and Idoia Zabaleta give new uses to worn words. They start from scratch to re-match the people present with the minimal meanings of each word. Peace, bread, work, education mean what, exactly? Demonstrating the true relationship between things and words, seeking the hidden names of injustice, inequality, and oppression, the artists seek the magic words to move bodies, and worlds. At the end of the show, the audience is invited to a conversation with the creators.

Artistic director Cláudia Dias Guest artist Idoia Zabaleta Performers Cláudia Dias and Idoia Zabaleta Artistic Assistant Karas Set, Light Design and Technical Director Nuno Borda de Água Music "Fuego" by Bomba Estéreo, "Banho" by Elza Soares, "De dentro do Ap" by Bia Ferreira, "Canción Total" by Maria Arnal feat. Marcel Bagés Video Bruno Canas Photos Alípio Padilha Outside Eye Jorge Louraço Figueira Produced by Alkantara Coproduced by Teatro Municipal do Porto, Teatro Municipal São Luiz, Azala Artistic residencies Azala, L’animal a l’esquena, O Espaço do Tempo Thanks Mursego, María Arnal, Marcel Bagés, Hélder Azinheirinha Azala and Moare Danza are funded by Culture Department of the Basque Government

Cláudia Dias

Cláudia Dias (Lisbon, 1972) is a Portuguese choreographer, performer, and teacher. Education Cláudia Dias began her dance training at Academia Almadense and received a scholarship to continue her training with Companhia de Dança de Lisboa. She completed the training program for Contemporary Dance performers at Fórum Dança and the Professional Course in Management of Cultural Organisations and Projects (Cultideias). She holds a Master’s degree in Performing Arts from Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Performance & Creation Credits As a performer, Cláudia...

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