REVIEWS

COMPANHIA URBANA DE DANÇA 2017

APRIL

INTERVIEW – DANCE MAGAZINE
http://www.dancemagazine.com/10-minutes-with-sonia-destri-lie-2314231507.html

 

MARCH 18 – USA
Black Rock Center for the Arts
Germantown – Maryland

 

FANTÁSTICO OPENING – GLOBO TELEVISION

http://g1.globo.com/fantastico/noticia/2017/03/abertura-do-fantastico-resgata-o-bale-inspirado-nos-elementos-da-natureza.html

http://g1.globo.com/pop-arte/videos/t/todos-os-videos/v/companhia-urbana-de-danca-da-periferia-ao-fantastico/5750872/

 

 

 

 

MARCH 9-11, 2017 – USA
Newmark Theatre | Portland – oregon

 

RIO 2016: Versatility is another important characteristic and this was put to the test by dancers from the Companhia Urbana de Dança who, dressed in the Games uniforms, put on a dance show consisting of break dance, samba, contemporary, jazz and hip hop at the launch event….

 

Companhia Urbana de Dança hits its stride at Jacob’s Pillow
Redcat: ”The audacious, vigorous, and highly inventive Brazilian dance ensemble Companhia Urbana de Dança is…” http://www.redcat.org/event/companhia-urbana-de-dan-id-entidades-na-pista

 

Companhia Urbana de Dança lights up the stage at ICA
Boston Globe | April 16, 2106

 

Ovation times three: Companhia Urbana de Dança has REDCAT crowd on its feet
Los Angeles Times – March 24, 2016

 

(…) Companhia Urbana de Dança is so wonderful that it seems miraculous.
Brian Seibert – March 4, 2014
http://goo.gl/bmaevU
Rio’s Slums to Jacob’s Pillow. Companhia Urbana de Dança Reflects Brazil’s Complexities
Marina Harss – Aug 9, 2014
http://goo.gl/QtA7a5

 

O Globo

http://blogs.oglobo.globo.com/nova-york/post/dancarinos-brasileiros-incensados-pela-critica-de-ny-526732.html

Time Out, New York
https://www.timeout.com/newyork/dance/q-a-sonia-destri-lie-talks-about-her-vision-behind-companhia-urbana-de-danca?pageNumber=2

Dancing of the Streets, Stripped Down to Its Art
Gia Kourlas – Sep 23, 2011
http://goo.gl/zmO0nL

(… )knocked the ball out of the park.
Gia Kourlas – Oct 1, 2010
http://goo.gl/qAL4

 

 

The Brazilian troupe’s dancers oozed invention and individuality in two very different works.
Apollinaire Scherr – March 5, 2014
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/8c78220a-a44f-11e3-9cb0-00144feab7de.html#axzz3EW192g41

 

 

Whether in solos or sudden waves of running or walking, they move with a softness I recognise from other Brazilian forms, such as capoeira. ID: Entidades has stripped hip-hop of its bravado and made it as eerie as breathing.
Apollinaire Scherr – October 5, 2010

 

Companhia Urbana de Dança hits its stride at Jacob’s Pillow
Janine Parker – Aug 15, 2014

 

Brazilian troupe’s hip hop shakes off clichés
Janine Parker – July 13, 2013

 

The dancers blended their individual specialties into a rigorous though never rigid progress from meditative to explosive. There was an idea in charge, but not an agenda. Will hip-hop prove to be the liberating force that can invigorate today’s dance, rescuing it from pretension and exhaustion?
Robert Gottlieb – Oct 12, 2010

 

The Companhia Urbana de Dança: Brazilian troupe revels in pure motion.
Robert Johnson – Sep 27, 2011

 

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