Claustro do Convento do Espírito Santo, Loulé Thu 11 NOV 21h30 Theatre - Dance / 50’ / >12 5€ - BUY 30% Dance / 30% Theatre / 20% Pandemic / 20% Love
Curated from a Call to local artists who have participated in Verão Azul‘s Artistic Training Program in 2020.
LOVERS COUNCIL – NOTICE:
1. The Lovers Council has determined that the show will bear the title It’s called love, luv.
2. The State of Love of a couple in lockdown has been approved as the main theme for the aforementioned show.
3. The show order of duties include observing, among others, the following measures:
i) Tackling body crisis;
ii) Couple climate change;
iii) Espiritual Transition Plan.
Co-creation, perfomance and stage design: António Guerreiro & Carolina Cantinho
Lighting Design: Jorge Pereira
Co-production: Município de Faro, Teatro das Figuras, Faro 2027, Museu Municipal de Faro, CAMADA – Centro Coreográfico
Critical Approach: Alex Cassal
António Guerreiro (b. 1984) graduated in Art Studies (UAlg, 2008) and began his training and artistic practice at the UAlg Theater Company, Sin-Cera, performing in 15 Minutos de Glória (2005) and Huis Clos (2006). In 2007 he joined the company A Peste – Pesquisa Teatral and in 2009 the ArQuente – Associação Cultural cast of Iremos a Montecarlo, staged by Gil Silva. He is co-founder of the artistic association LAMA. In 2012 and 2013 he was production manager at an independent TV studio in Los Angeles with director Matt Cimber. He lived in London and Barcelona from 2013 to 2016, where he got further artistic training. Back in Portugal, he rejoins ArQuente as producer and performer in the 2019 play Sombra by Miguel Moreira and Maria Fonseca. He also performs solo under the name António António, as he did in Oumuamua (2018) and TORSO (2021).
Carolina Cantinho (b. Faro, 1986) has been working for over 15 years as a contemporary dance teacher, performer and choreographer with different artists and structures, and co-founded CAMADA – Centro Choreográfica (2020). She has an MA in Contemporary Choreography from Escola Superior de Dança de Lisboa (2012) and has mostly been working since then as an independent choreographer and performer in her own shows.
She has taught and choreographed dancers of diverse ages groups in national and international dance structures, such as AMDA / project dansul, CAMADA – Centro Choreográfica, Algarve Dance Company, Porto Dance Center, Lisbon Superior School of Dance, Opus Ballet and Quorum Academy, among others. She has won several awards including Most Innovative Choreography (DWC Bucharest, Romania, 2015), 1st Place in the Netherlands Choreography Competition (Haarlem, Netherlands, 2017) and the Best Choreography and Innovation Award VIBE (Vienna, Austria, 2019).