Denise Stutz

In December 2010, celebrated Brazilian artist Denise Stutz will be in residence at Dancehouse, through a partnership between Dancehouse the Panorama Festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This partnership is designed to develop creative and collaborative relationships between independent artists working in dance in the southern hemisphere.

This year, as well as facilitating Denise's trip to Australia, our partnership has seen two Australian artists, Natalie Cursio and Shaun Parker, attend this years Panorama Dance Festival in Rio de Janeiro, thanks to the assistance of the Australia Latin America Foundation.

Denise Stutz is one of the influential personalities of contemporary dance in Brazil. She is co-founder of Grupo Corpo, Lia Rodrigues' associate and an excellent teacher for dancers and actors. She choreographs her own works and performs as a dancer and actress.

Denise Stutz began her dance career in 1972 Belo Horizonte. There she worked with the ensemble Grupo Transforma under the artistic direction of Marilene Martins, working with choreographers; Oscar Araiz, Klauss Vianna, Clyde Morgan, Sonia Mota, Graciela Figueroa, Rolf Gelewski and Angel Vianna, among others.

She founded the ensemble Grupo Corpo together with 10 other dancers, which she was a part of for 10 years. In1987 she moved to Rio de Janeiro and joined the dance company of Lia Rodrigues, where she worked as a dancer, trainer and assistant director until 2000. Parallel to this, she taught at the Escola Angel Vianna for ten years.

Over the past number of years Denise has worked with numerous choreographers and directors such as; Nathalie Collants and Andrea Bengalo; created her own solo works; toured internationally and has choreographed and directed for ensembles such as Piolin and Meia Ponta.

During her residency at Dancehouse, Denise is offering local artist for a chance to take part in a free workshop. Click here for more details.

Also presenting: 

3 solos em um tempo (3 solos in one time)

17 December 2010

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