NOTE: ROSANGELA IS ONLY AT THE FESTIVAL
FROM JULY 3 - July 9, 2011
ROSANGELA SILVESTRE Choreographer, Instructor, Dancer. A native of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, Rosangela graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Dance and later specialized in choreography, achieving her Masters Degree from the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA). She acquired training in such diverse techniques as: Martha Graham, Limon, Solo Bar and Classic Ballet. She had as instructors, Raimundo Bispo dos Santos (Mestre King), Mercedes Baptista, Clayde Morgan among others. Rosangela's professional career began in 1981 as a dancer and choreographer in the dance company of the Federal University of Bahia, Odunde. While with this group she represented Brazil in the International Festival of Dance in France. Since 1982, Rosangela has researched and developed a technique of Brazilian dance--the Silvestre Technique. A technique of Brazilian Dance Expression, it is inspired by the movements and rhythms extracted from a cultural base that activates creativity through a language of dance that is not confined to any predefined style. In 1989, she was invited to become part of the dance company Bale Folclorico da Bahia, becoming responsible for the technical training of the dancers in addition to creating choreographic works that came to identify the unique contemporary interpretation of the traditional dance company.
AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN DANCE AND DRUMMING IN NEW ORLEANS - THE CARIBBEAN GATEWAY TO THE AMERICAS!!
2014 NEW ORLEANS DANCE FESTIVAL
JUNE 26 - JULY 5, 2014
New Orleans Dance Festival Performance on July 4 at 4:00pm in McWilliams room 300. Donations accepted.
NEWCOMB DANCE PROGRAM
McWILLIAMS HALL ROOM 300
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