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Tue 12 March - Wed 13 March

São Paulo Dance Company

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Brazil’s finest dance company make their highly anticipated UK and Irish debut in spring 2024.

Fusing the elegance of classical ballet with the sensuality of Latin American dance, this ‘sleek, sexy and highly technical’ (The New Yorker) company of virtuoso dancers present a rich programme of work from three choreographers rooted in Latin American or Spanish culture.

Goyo Montero (resident choreographer with Carlos Acosta’s company Acosta Danza) explores the idea of collective identities in Anthem, an epic and emotionally charged ensemble piece for 14 dancers, beautifully staged with dramatic lighting.

Gnawa, by Spanish choreographer Nacho Duato draws on the Mediterranean colours and flavours of Valencia, powered by the hypnotic, ritualistic music of North Africa.

Brazilian choreographer Cassi Abranches’ colourful and flirtatious Agora provides an exhilarating finale. Exploring time and rhythm, she sculpts the movement of each dancer’s body with the percussive beats and bass grooves of Afro-Brazilian fusion.



“to watch São Paulo Dance Company is to be a privileged witness to something of life’s beauty and mystery. Not to be missed.”

The Arts Review

“This is dancing that fires you up: red-hot entertainment

Daily Telegraph

“The company’s 22 dancers are technically superb in choreography that brings a Latin edge to ballet and contemporary dance”

Seeing Dance

“If you’re in need of some joy and exhilaration, the São Paulo Dance Company offers the perfect solution.”


“The best dance company in Brazil”

Dancing Times

“Passionate and energetic, São Paulo Dance Company combine international classical technique, fluidity and Brazilian swing”

Villes de Cannes, France