DanceBrazil comes to Beaver Creek for the first time Friday

8th July, 2015 by

By caramie schnell

BEAVER CREEK — Inspired by the cultural artistry of Brazil, DanceBrazil has been entertaining audiences for 30 years. The troupe fuses Afro-Brazilian movement, contemporary dance and Capoeira, the traditional dance/martial arts form that originated in Africa and evolved in colonial Brazil as a means of fighting enslavement. The company performs in Beaver Creek Friday for the first time.“DanceBrazil brings the phenomenal technique of capoeira and the spirit of the Brazilian culture to vivid life on the stage,” said Damian Woetzel, artistic director of the summer Vail International Dance Festival, and former New York City Ballet principal dancer. After evolving from …

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