Retrópica (National Dance Award | Funarte, Brazil) is a work of cultural anthropophagy. It devours samba, bossa nova, and flamenco and reinvents itself in a dance that breaks with the idea that a culture is hermetically sealed.
While neocolonialism, fanaticism, intolerance, and immorality trample us, Retrópica – woman, hunger, fire, and extreme pleasure in the form of pure honey that flows through the veins of the equator – comes into being.
This is a dance piece performed by the Brazilian dancer and choreographer Mari Paula, in which, through a woman’s body, the creative tension and friction between two cultures are exploreCredits and datasheet Premiered: 14/09/2017 / Available
Concept, choreography and performance:
Airton Rodrigues and Ángela Donat Mas.
Giorgia Conceiçao, Leonarda Glück and Ricardo Nolasco.
Leonarda Glück and Luis Pablo Beauregard
Trio Desenho de Luz
Fernando de Castro
Livea Castro Calvo
Production and Management:
JORGE SCHNEIDER and SIMONE BÖNISCH – ABABTG
FUNARTE, MINISTRY OF CULTURE OF BRAZIL