Grupo Corpo | Byham Theater | Dance | Pittsburgh City Paper


Grupo Corpo

When: Wed., Jan. 17, 8 p.m. 2018

Brazilian dance company Grupo Corpo is among the most renowned companies in the world. Twenty-one sensational dancers fuse Afro-Brazilian forms like samba, bossa nova, and capoeira with classical technique and modern dance. Costumed in white while seamlessly moving across a stunning white landscape with a glacier-like backdrop panel, Grupo Corpo is on a blank slate. Featuring their first collaboration with famed Brazilian rock artist Samuel Rosa, the company begins writing a new story in Suíte Branca. Looking back, Dança Sinfônica celebrates the company’s rich history of more than 40 years by celebrating the best works from their repertoire. The score is a masterpiece symphony created especially for the company by Marco Antônio Guimarães and recorded by the 90-member Philharmonic Orchestra of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

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