Sunday, January 23, 2011

Grupo Corpo

I have a post in the works about feminism in the films of Hayao Miyazaki, but in the interim, I wanted to share this beautiful video of Brazil's Grupo Corpo dance troupe:

Although I didn't have the opportunity to see them, the acclaimed group performed yesterday at Power Center for the Performing Arts in at the University of Michigan. Drawing on Brazilian music for inspiration, the dance company performs pieces that blend the exquisite control of ballet with the dynamism and verve of modern dance. Both elegantly lyrical and richly erotic, the piece embedded in this post displays an attention to the details of human sexuality rarely visible in more widely popular forms of dance. Grupo Corpo is not to be missed.

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