Lia Rodrigues



80 min

A plastic tarp, water, naked bodies, silence. In Lia Rodrigues’s current production “Pindorama” the waves of the tarp are transformed into a wild ocean, in which the bodies are caught up like vacuum-packed detritus, becoming flotsam. In the language of the Tupí, “Pindorama” is the original name of Brazil, before its colonisation. The eleven dancers of the Companhia de Danças seek out a physical equivalent for the natural landscape. Lia Rodrigues from Rio de Janeiro is a central figure of contemporary dance in Brazil. After an absence of eight years, Lia Rodrigues now returns to Berlin with a new production at HAU Hebbel am Ufer.

Co-production: Théâtre Jean Vilar de Vitry-sur-Seine with the Festival d’Automne à Paris, Théâtre National de Chaillot, La Briqueterie/CDC du Val-de-Marne, King’s Fountain, Kunstenfestivaldesart copresented by the Kaaïtheater (Brussels), Hellerau – European Center for the Arts (Dresden).

Created as part of a long-term residency with Théâtre Jean-Vilar de Vitry-sur-Seine, supported by the Conseil Régional d’Ile-de-France.

Lia Rodrigues Companhia de Danças is being supported by Petrobras and Ministério da Cultura do Brasil as part of Petrobrás Cultural program – support to the company and the creative process 2012/2013 – in partnership with Redes da Maré.


Creation:: Lia Rodrigues / Collaborative creation with: : Amalia Lima, Leonardo Nunes, Gabriele Nascimento, Francisco Thiago Cavalcanti, Clara Castro, Clara Cavalcante, Felipe Vian, Dora Selva, Glaciel Farias, Luana Bezerra, Thiago de Souza with the participation of the creation with Gabriela Cordovez / Dramaturgy:: Silvia Soter / Artistic collaboration:: Guillaume Bernardi / Light design: : Nicolas Boudier / Stage manager: : Magali Foubert / Assistant to the choreographer: : Amalia Lima / International booking: : Thérèse Barbanel, Les Artscéniques / Production coordinator: : Colette de Turville


  • Past
    Wed 4.6.2014, 20:30 / HAU2
    Thu 5.6.2014, 20:30 / HAU2


Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

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