Productions

Productions

 

“Long Haul”(2013)

Long Haul captures the journey of one passenger travelling long haul in between two worlds. “Long Haul” offers snap shots of the mundane minutiae of the airport and departure lounge experience and contrasts them with building antecipation and shiny excitment of the new arrival in a long awaited but unfamiliar city.

Performers: Marcos dos Santos, Silvia Bazzarelli and Caterina Violi

Choreography: Silvia Bazzarelli

Music: BlueDrumMusic

Duration: 30 minutes

Performed at: Arts Depot theatre and at the Rich Mix

 

“Baker Street 5″(2012)

“Baker Street 5” is a bite sized blast of Capoeira style storytelling, young performers from the LSC give their unique light hearted take on the all too familiar ‘daily grind’ of commuting.

Performers: Charlie Hargrove, Cosmo Kemp, Gabriel Bazzarelli dos Santos, Max Runge and Sacha Harlan

Choreography: Silvia Bazzarelli

Music: BlueDrumMusic

Duration: 5 minutes

Performed at: Arts Depot theatre.

 

“Waterloo 3″(2012)

“Waterloo 3” is bite sized blast of Capoeira style story telling illustrates a unique take on an all too familiar story.

Performers: Carolina Bazzarelli dos Santos, Caterina Violi and Rachael Lewsley.

Music: BlueDrumMusic

Duration: 5 minutes

Performed at: Arts Depot theatre.

 

“Capoeira Is” (2005-2012)

A performance with stunning movement exposing the story of Capoeira. Multimedia elements including music, percussion, images and film come together to create an inspirational introduction to the origins of the art.

Performers: Marcos dos Santos and Silvia Bazzarelli
Choreography: Silvia Bazzarelli
Duration: 30 minutes

Performed at:
Alnwick Playhouse/Alnwick, Assembly Rooms/Ludlow, The Place/Telford, The Melina Mercouri Hall/Nicosia/Cyprus,
The Civic Theatre/Doncaster,
London: The Jackson’s Lane, The Riverside Studios, schools across London

 

“Play Low” (2004 – 2012)

Play Low explores how people today are searching, speeding, ducking and diving, following the yet unknown ultimate satisfaction.
Play Low performers capture these emotions through daring Capoeira fighting & intricate Capoeira “playing” techniques and a
mellow acceptance of movement and temporary end.

“…demonstrates astonishing speed at which capoeira dancers can move,
often improvising in the middle of kinetic movements…” .
Metro

Performers: Marcos dos Santos and Silvia Bazzarelli
Choreography: Silvia Bazzarelli
Duration: 30 minutes

Performed at:
The Drum/Birmingham, The Mac/Birmingham, The Island Arts Centre/Belfast, Alnwick Playhouse/Alnwick, Assembly Rooms/Ludlow,
The Place/Telford, The Melina Mercouri Hall/Nicosia/Cyprus,
London: The Jackson’s Lane, The Mermaid Theatre, The Greenwich Maritime Museum

 

“Arid Land” (1998-2000)

Passo Co are focused and physically captivating, blending Bosco de Oliveira and Paulo de Oliveira’s compelling musical
arrangements with Brazilian contemporary art forms.

“…display of gravity – cheating back-flips and well-oiled virtuosity was impressive…” – The Stage

Performers: Marcos dos Santos and Sylvia Bazzarelli
Choreography: Sylvia Bazzarelli
Music: composition by Bosco de Oliveira
Duration: 30 minutes

Performed at:
The Mill Arts/Oxford, The Tabernacle Theatre/London, The Jackson’s Lane/London, The Sfendoni Theatre/Athens/Greece,
The Lebanon 2000 Festival/Lebanon

 

“Maré” (1996-2012)

In South American industrial landscape a worker’s dreams of bygone days. Ghosts from an ancestral experience invade reality,
taking us on a surreal journey. The complex tale is woven utilizing the stunning art of Capoeira, combat and contemporary dance,
entering the dangerous heart of the quilombos where beauty turns heavy with threat in an instant.

“…passionate, graceful and full of fire…” – Edinburgh Festival FM

Performers: Marcos dos Santos and Sylvia Bazzarelli
Choreography: Silvia Bazzarelli
Music: specially composed for the show Maré by Rikki Blue
Duration: 30 minutes

Performed at: The Performers Energy At, The Duke’s Theatre/Lancaster, The Mill Theatre/Oxford, The Palace Theatre/Redditch,
The Drum/ Birmingham, The Mac/Birmimgham, The Island Centre/Belfast,
London: The Queen Elizabeth Hall, Riverside Studios, The Mermaid Theatre, The Greenwich Maritime Museum

 

“Morte do Capoeira” (1994-1996)

Morte Do Capoeira follows the tracks of the art form leaping through African Roots to the Brazilian beat fusing combat and acrobatics,
dance and sharp wit, percussion and physical theatre.

…an explosive performance combining physical theatre and the Brazilian art form Capoeira.

…não e’ facil pegar um Capoerista! – …it’s not easy to catch a Capoerista.

Performers: Marcos dos Santos and Silvia Bazzarelli
Choreography: Silvia Bazzarelli
Duration: 30 minutes
Performed at: The Womad Festival, The Glastonbury Festival, The Edinburgh Festival, The Mosaics/Sadlers Wells.

Clip of the show  “Morte do Capoeira”