The conversation we would like to start stems from our experience, through the years, of the work of the body.
A performing, creative, present body, which is constantly learning and changing. Our proposal, open to the public, intends to promote group reflection about the possibilities, say infinite possibilities that our bodies have.
We begin with the creative body, that in and of itself nests numerous possibilities. To share the potential that movement in the performing arts and the somatic therapies have to offer to all fields of knowledge. It is our belief that through the body, which is one with the mind, we are able to enrich every acting area.
It is with these premises as a starting point for a dialogue, that all that are interested are invited to participate in the conversation.
Licenciada em Biologia e Geologia e mestre em Arquitetura Paisagista. Iniciou a sua actividade teatral em 2010, no GrETUA - Grupo Experimental de Teatro da Universidade de Aveiro, quando ingressou na faculdade onde permaneceu durante 4 anos. Em Lisboa, no final de 2016, integrou o TUT - grupo de teatro académico da ULisboa, onde actualmente participa no projecto de Teatro-Ciência. Participou em diversos festivais de teatro académico, como o FATAL, MITEU, festival de teatro da Covilhã e outros eventos de teatro. Em 2019, co-criou a primeira peça de teatro infantil do FATAL, com Raquel Barata, “Da terra, vida verde nasce”.
Master’s degree in Artistic/Dance Performance by Faculty of Human Kinetics, licensed in physiotherapy by ESSA and in Dance/Spectacle by the Escola Superior de Dança (IPL). Scholarship holder (BGCT) at INET-md since 2019. Soromenho collaborates with the Jornal De Letras (newspaper) as a dance critic since 2013. She was an ESTAL teacher (2012-2017) where she lectured the following curricular units: Body and Processes of Creation, Technical Trainer of the Performer, and directed the creation of [para]grafo, a piece for the licenciatura degree finalists. She worked as a performer with different independent choreographers, and between 2012 and 2017, she was a CIM performer in Edge. As a choreographer, she highlights 2º Parágrafo (2015). She collaborates with visual artists in the performance area, namely with Fiumani.
He is a Master Trainer of the Gyrokinesis Method, instructor and pre-trainer of the Gyrotonic Method (2002), professor of movement, performer, and dancer. He has had an extensive career in dance, performing worldwide in companies such as Cullberg Ballet (Sweden), Ballet Gulbenkian (Portugal, Grupo Corpo (Brasil), among others. After the extinction of Ballet Gulbenkian, he embraced various projects and inclusive dance training programmes. Throughout the years, he was involved in the teaching of movement in the artistic field, as well as therapeutic. He taught at the Escola Superior de Tecnologias e Artes de Lisboa, Choreographic Research and Contemporary Dance. He was a Contemporary Dance teacher at Chapitô for many years. He holds a Master’s degree in Dance/Artistic Performance from the Faculty of Human Kinetics. His Gyrotonic Expansion System approach is based strongly on the sensorial aspect and is influenced by studies of the anatomy of movement, Kinetic Chains, Meziéres Method and Body Psychotherapy anchored in the works of Wilhelm Reich, a pioneer of the connection between the mind and the body. Nowadays, Gama coordinates the Espaço Equilibrium (Equilibrium Space), a center devoted to movement and well-being in Lisbon. He is part of the project ‘’Velhos’’ (old people), a spectacle with choreography by Francisco Camacho with performers who are over 50 years old.
Nasceu em Paris, em 1972. Estudou no Conservatório de Dança de Lisboa e no European Dance Development Centre em Arnhem, Holanda. Enquanto intérprete, trabalhou com diversos coreógrafos como Wim Vandekeybus, Steve Paxton, Samuel Louwick, Carolyn Carlson, João Fiadeiro e Joana Providência. Desde 1994, como coreógrafa e directora artística da Vo’Arte, desenvolve vários projectos transdisciplinares com Pedro Sena Nunes junto de diversas comunidades. Programa desde 2010 o InArt – Community Arts Festival, iniciativa inédita em Portugal, com diversas propostas artísticas que revelam o potencial agregador e inclusivo da arte. Participou como comissária de Dança do Projeto Saúde Mental e Arte do Programa Nacional para a Saúde Mental da Direcção-Geral da Saúde. É co-fundadora e directora artística da CIM – Companhia de Dança desde 2007. Dirige o projecto Geração Soma no âmbito do programa PARTIS – Práticas Artísticas para a Inclusão Social, co-financiado pela Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian - Programa Gulbenkian de Desenvolvimento Humano. Frequenta o mestrado de Comunicação Acessível do Instituto Politécnico de Leiria.