International Solo Festival

Mute

Cine-Teatro Garrett, Sala de Ensaios (Rehearsal Room)

Synopsis

Sound and movement assume a constant presence in our daily lives and substantially influence our perception of reality. MUTE is a silent choreographic solo, which works on the relationship between music and its effect on a body.


Biography

Marta Cerqueira is a professional dancer since 2001. Dedicates herself to the research and conception of several artistic creation projects, mainly in the area of performing arts (dance and theater) and also through installation, video and film works.
She has a dance diploma from E.D.C.N. and a scholarship from IGAC. She developed a study program in New York, continuing her studies in Berlin. Attended the Gulbenkian Choreography Course PGCCA in Lisbon. She was part of the multidisciplinary projects COLINA04(PT) and Point to Pointe Program(PL).
She has worked for different companies and independent choreographers in Portugal, Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Greece, Lebanon, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Scotland, Canada, Argentina and Brazil, namely in the context of international festivals such as: Festival Uzès Dans, France; Festival Epidaurus, Athens; Festival Julidans, Amsterdam; CDC-Festival International Danse Contemporaine, Toulouse and FIAC - Festival Internacional de Artes Cênicas, Salvador da Bahia.
Professionally active as a dancer-interpreter and dancer-creator, she created Dança de Materiais Inertes in partnership with musician Simão Costa, a collection of sculptural pieces with sound and movement.
Supported by the GDA Foundation, she completes the certification course for teachers of the DanceAbility method oriented by Alito Alessi.

Artistic and technical sheet

Creation and interpretation Marta Cerqueira
Device assistance/sound design João Bento
Promotion video Bruno Canas
Supported by Teatro da Voz, Estúdio Largo Residências
Acknowledgements Companhia Olga Roriz, Tiago Cerqueira, Simão Costa, Manuel Furtado, Maria Ramos e Luís Bombico

Duration ≈ 15 minutes ● > 12

© Photo Nelson Themudo

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