- 13.11 - 15.11.2020
Eszter Salamon in collaboration with Vânia Doutel Vaz
Still Dance for Nothing (2020)
- FRI 13.11.2020 7:00 PM
- SAT 14.11.2020 11:00 AM
- SUN 15.11.2020 11:00 AM
Vânia Doutel Vaz is a Portuguese-born Angolan dancer and choreographer. Vaz studied dance at the Royal Dance Academy, Escola de Dança do Conservatório Nacional, and Forum Dança. She was a member of Companhia Portuguesa de Bailado Contemporâneo, Nederlands Dans Theater, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet (CLCB), and PUNCHDRUNK.
As a freelance artist, Vaz has collaborated with: Trajal Harrell, in Maggie the Cat at the Manchester International Festival, Medea at the Onassis Foundation, Séance de Travail at Schauspielhaus Bochum (2019), and Friend of a Friend, a livestream event at Fondation Cartier pour l’arte contemporain (2021); Eszter Salamon, in Still Dance For Nothing for the Alkantara Festival (2020); Uri Aran, in Multicolored Blue at Sant’Andrea de Scaphis, Rome, for Gavin Brown’s Enterprise (2015); Tânia Carvalho, as an original cast member in Onironauta (2020) and in the touring cast of Icosahedron and 27 Ossos (2018); among others.
She created ad aeternum – a video-performance commissioned by Teatro do Bairro Alto (2020), Bureauc’Art – a gallery performance at CunstLink (2019), and THEIR – a laboratory piece for the CLCB (2015). More recently, she directed movement for the theatre piece Uma Dança das Florestas by Teatro Griot, which premiered at Teatro São Luiz in Lisbon in January 2022.