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DanceBrazil – Ritmos (The Dance, The Capoeira)

by Wes Carrajat
April 1, 2008
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway
New York, NY 10025
(212) 864-1414

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DanceBrazil (office)
246 West 38th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Editor's Note: The organizing for tonight's group was by Real Live People Party. Check them out for all of your event needs.
Mary and I went to a FANTASTIC show in NYC this past Tuesday night, thanks to Robert Abrams. The name of it was DanceBrazil. It was the best by far of any dance company we've ever seen. It makes River Dance, Burning the Floor, Stomp, etc. look pale compared to the action and dancing in DanceBrazil. They consist of 10 men and one woman and you won't believe what they do. They will be in Connecticut, I believe next week. If you get a chance to see it, don't miss it. I know that they will be leaving for a World tour after the Connecticut show and will be back some time later this year.

Wes is a local DJ that does a lot of local DJing in the NYC area and major weekend dances events up and down the east coast. He has a Dance/DJ Update email list that he sends out Dance/Updates a few times a month which include different points of interest such as computer tips and other interesting things. If you would like to get on Wes's list, contact him at WesNJ@Comcast.net.

Choreography: Jelon Vieira
Music: Tote Gira
Lighting: Espirito Santos
Costumes: Jelon Vieira & Rangel Oliveira
Rehearsal Director: Claudia Guedes
Stage and Company Manager: Marcelo Moacyr
Dancers: Camila Santos Freitas, Janildo Alencar, Marcelo Bomfim, Elias Bouza, Jamildo Goçalves, Slim Mello, Francisco Silvino
Capoeiristas: Paulo E. Da Silva, Raphael Novaes, Erlon Braga, Alisson Augusto Silveira
Musicians: Edmilson Pereira Santos, Eduardo Pereira Santos, Daniel Souza Santos, Tote Gira
DanceBrazil in Ritmos Choreography by Mestre Jelon

DanceBrazil in Ritmos
Choreography by Mestre Jelon

Photo © & courtesy of Tom Pich

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