Thursday, April 18, 2019
7:00 - 8:00 pm
Cost: $25 in advance (PayPal button is below)
$30 at the door
Don't miss this unique opportunity!
Adriana Salomão was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and has a solid professional experience in tap, jazz and contemporary dance. A graduate in Physical Education from the Gama Filho University, she has worked as a dancer and choreographer since the early '90s in numerous television programs, TV commercials, feature films, dance companies, shows and musical theater plays. She was a member of the Nós da Dança Company (contemporary jazz) from 1998 to 2015 as well as the Steven Harper Company (tap and percussive dance) from 2000 to 2013. Known for her teaching skills and versatility, she taught regular jazz and tap classes at the Nós da Dança School, in Rio de Janeiro (1997-2016), at the Center for Studies and Training in Musical Arts (CEFTEM) and at the Möeller and Botelho Musical Theater Workshops. She created and co-produces the Tap in Rio Festival, in collaboration with Steven Harper, since 2002. She is regularly featured in the main dance festivals of Brazil as a teacher, artist and/or member of the jury and was part of the Executive Committee of the Dancers Union of Rio de Janeiro (SPDRJ) from 2012 to 2018. She choreographed the musical comedies "Frankenstein Junior" (2015) and “O amigo diferente” (2017) for UNIRIO's Musical Theater Project. Adriana also participated extensively in Rio de Janeiro´s famous carnival parade, working for nine consecutive years with the creative team of the samba schools Salgueiro (2008-2016), Mangueira (2018) and Vai Vai (São Paulo, 2016). Since 2017, she divides her time between Brazil and France, where she has taught numerous workshops.