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THE COMPANY

Created in 1994, the Deborah Colker Dance Company has just turned 27 years old. With thirteen shows in its repertoire, the company remains one of the most awarded and prestigious in Brazil and in the world, receiving in 2018 the Prix Benois de la Danse in Moscow, the most important award in the category. He also received a Laurence Olivier in 2001, a famous English prize, given by The Society of London Theater, for the show Mix. In 2009, Deborah Colker was invited by Cirque du Soleil to create the new show by the Canadian company, Ovo, being the first woman to create and direct a show for Cirque. In 2016, she was the movement director of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics opening ceremony, an event broadcast to more than 2 billion people worldwide. Over the years, the Company has already made more than 1,600 presentations , in approximately 65 cities and in 32 countries , reaching an audience of more than 3,000,000 people .

AWARDS

 

PRIX BENOIS DE LA DANSE

2018 (Moscow, Russia) , show DOG WITHOUT FEATHERS

 

LAURENCE OLIVIER AWARDS

2001 (Great Britain), Choreography of the show - MIX

 

RIO DANÇA AWARD

1999, Best costume design, set design and lighting - CASA

 

BRAZILIAN JOURNAL

Best dance shows 1999 - CASA

 

MINISTRY OF CULTURE AWARD

1997 Mambembe Trophy - ROUTE

 

O GLOBO NEWSPAPER

Best dance show of 1997 - ROTA

 

BRAZILIAN JOURNAL

The best of 1995 in dance - VELOX

 

O GLOBO NEWSPAPER

The best of 1995 in dance - VELOX

PRINCIPAL

EXECUTIVE

João Elias Alvares da Silva started doing theater in Porto Alegre in 1976, moving to Rio de Janeiro in 1978, where he acted and produced several Performing Arts shows. In 1981 he went to Salvador - BA where he worked for the Grupo Troca de Segredos, founded the Casa de Espetáculo “Circo Troca de Segredos”, which for two years presented the most diverse musical shows of the Brazilian scene.

Back in Rio de Janeiro in 1984, he performed and produced several scenic shows in the city. From 1987 to 1992, he produced commercials and worked for TV Globo on several journalistic programs. In 1992 he founded JE Produções, a company responsible for several advertising films and video clips by important Brazilian artists, in addition to documentary series for Brazilian TV.

We are a family owned and operated business.

In 1994, JE Produções joins Deborah Colker and founds the Dance Company that bears his name and in which he is present as an associate today.

We are a family owned and operated business.

In 1997 he founded Giros Produções with Belisario Franca, a company that in the following years is responsible for the most important documentaries on Brazilian TV.

We are a family owned and operated business.

From 2000 on, he started to dedicate himself exclusively to the Dance Company Deborah Colker.

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TOKEN

TECHNIQUE

Artistic Direction DEBORAH COLKER

Executive Direction JOÃO ELIAS

 

Artistic Direction Assistant KARINA MENDES

 

Dancers JAIME BERNARDES, LUAN BATISTA, MOZART MIZUYAMA

 

International Production CAROLINA TAVARES

 

Technical Direction EDUARDO DANTAS

Technical Direction Assistance CAROLINA DWORSCHAK

Stage Direction THIAGO MERIJ

Chambermaid ELIUMA SILVA

 

Physiotherapy | Preparation SPACE STELLA TORREÃO

Legal Consulting ERNESTO PAULOZZI JR. ASSOCIATED LAWYERS,

FELIPE SANTA CRUZ ADVOGADOS

 

Graphic Designer PEU FULGENCIO

 

Financial and Administrative MIRIAM FURTADO

Project Archives and Frameworks ISRAEL OLIVEIRA

Maintenance ISAÍAS LAGO BASTOS

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PARTNERS

Niels Gamm

www.kulturconsulting.org

Fountain of the Arts

www.fontedasartes.com

We are a family owned and operated business.

Laser Beam Productions

Flávio Perruci

(81) 99960.6683

maguilape@gmail.com

Free Lancer Productions

Liége Xavier
(85) 99174.7070

liege@freelancerproduccoes.com.br

We are a family owned and operated business.

Eveline Orth

www.orthproducoes.com