Curso Dança Contemporânea 2019
O corpo e o tempo | Jornal de Letras | Outubro 2013
“Esta série de espetáculos abre uma nova perspectiva acerca do corpo, da vida e do envelhecimento e coloca o espetador num universo de uma beleza particular e arrebatadora. O confronto real com a passagem do tempo exposto no corpo e através do corpo esbate a fronteira entre a matéria física e aquilo que não se vê, mas que se sente e se percepciona. […] Espetáculos de uma beleza‘diferente’ e de uma riqueza humana única.” Sofia Soromenho, Jornal de Letras, 2 de Outubro 2013
” Subtiles et extravagants, somptueux, et sauvages, les mouvements sondent le mystère insoluble du corps, du vivant”
“Sofia Silva’s “Branco” simply oozed class, choreographically, from the technical and interpretational abilities of dancers, Sofía Soromento, Susana Nunes, and Tiago Madeiros. In three sections to music by Boozoo Bajou, Peter Gabriel and Tomás Gubitsch, each was with its own mood and movement vocabulary. The work opens with the three dancers, each in their own circle of light (a recurring theme throughout the afternoon); sometimes they move slowly, sometimes suddenly, and jarringly. Think of having a bad dream from which you can’t escape.
Later the dancers come together. Silva always keeping us interested with the way she changes the partnerships, the dancers often working as a pair and one alone, the loud ticking, clock-like sound of the music driving the dance ever forward. The middle section shows another side to her choreography, very physical with lots of running, lifting and partnering. Again, Silva always keeps us interested; you never know what is coming next. Finally, the dancers return to their own circles — back to the dreams still pounding away in their heads, the movement becoming ever more frenetic as if they still can’t make things go away before coming to stillness.”