Grupo Corpo: Meet The Dancers

Once Brazil finishes the party over in their home country next weekend (!) they’ll be continuing it right on our doorsteps here in the UK in the form of Grupo Corpo.

Let’s meet the dancers:

GROUP PIC DANCERS NAMES

Andressa Corso joined Grupo Corpo in 2008 having previously danced with Grupo Free Dance and Kleine Szene. She began her dance studies in 1999.

Bianca Victal began her dance studies in September 2006. Before joining Grupo Corpo in June 2014, she danced with Companhia Jovem de Ballet do Rio de Janeiro and Companhia de Dança do Sesc.

Carol Rasslan began her dance studies in 1999 and has danced with Ballet Jovem do Palácio das Artes. She joined Grupo Corpo in 2013.

Carolina Amares began her dance studies in 1995. She danced with DeAnima Ballet Contemporaneo, Cia de Dança Deborah Colker and São Paulo Companhia de Dança before joining Grupo Corpo in 2010.

Dayanne Amaral joined Grupo Corpo in 2012 having previously danced with Cia Sesiminas de Dança. She began her dance studies in 2001.

Edson Hayzer before joining Grupo Corpo in 2001 worked with Ballet do Teatro Guaira and began his dance studies in 1997.

Elias Bouza started his dance studies in 1989. He danced with Ballet Nacional de Cuba, Companhia de Dança de Minas Gerais, Ballet do Teatro Castro Alves and Cia Deborah Colker before joining Grupo Corpo in 2009.

Filipe Bruschi joined Grupo Corpo in 2005 having previously danced with Raça Companhia de Dança and Ballet do Teatro Castro Alves. He began his dance studies in 1993.

Grey Araújo started his dance studies in 2000. He worked with Ballet Jovem do Rio de Janeiro, Ballet Contemporaneo de Caracas, Moinho Cultural Sul-Americano, Ballet de la Provincia and São Paulo Cia de Dança before joining Grupo Corpo in 2008.

Helbert Pimenta joined Grupo Corpo in 2004 having previously danced with Companhia de Dança de Minas Gerais, Grupo Camaleão and Quik Companhia de Dança . He began his studies in 1996.

Lucas Saraiva after beginning his dance studies in 2006, danced with Cia de Teatro e Dança Ivaldo Bertazzo, Bienal de Dança Contemporânea de Veneza and Cia de Dança Deborah Colker. He joined Grupo Corpo in December 2013.

Malu Figueiroa began her dance studies in 1990. She danced with Grupo Camaleão, Ballet do Teatro Castro Alves and Ballet Jovem do Palácio das Artes before joining Grupo Corpo in 2011.

Mariana do Rosário before joining Grupo Corpo in 2005 danced with Ballet do Teatro Guaira and Balé da Cidade de São Paulo. She began her dance studies in 1989.

Rafael Bittar started his dance studies in 2002 and danced with Cia Mario Nascimento before joining Grupo Corpo in 2012.

Rafaela Fernandes started her dance studies in 1998 and joined Grupo Corpo in 2011.

Silvia Gaspar, after beginning her dance studies in 1981, danced with Ballet da Cidade de São Paulo and Companhia de Dança de Minas Gerais. She joined Grupo Corpo in 2001.

Uátila Coutinho started his dance studies in 2002 and danced with São Paulo Cia de Dança before joining Grupo Corpo in 2009

Victor Vargas began his dance studies in 1999 and has danced with Ballet da Cidade de Niterói. He joined Grupo Corpo in 2007.

Williene Sampaio before joining Grupo Corpo in 2012 worked with Washington Ballet and São Paulo Cia de Dança. She began her dance studies in 1990.

Yasmin Almeida started his dance studies in 1999 and joined Grupo Corpo in 2012.

See also:
Tour(s): Grupo Corpo 2014

Venue(s): Alhambra Theatre Bradford, Birmingham Hippodrome, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Grand Opera House Belfast, Mayflower Theatre Southampton, Sadler’s Wells London, The Lowry Salford Quays, Wales Millennium Centre Cardiff