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Translated as “enchanted” in the Afro-Brazilian tradition, Encantado also refers to mystical, nature-protecting entities. Lia Rodrigues calls upon these magical forces in a bewitching and many-coloured ballet.

The richly decorated fabrics covering the stage are soon sent flying by 11 entirely naked dancers. Grabbing the striped and floral-patterned covers, they disguise themselves to embody gleeful characters: a bourgeois lady in a puff dress, a squinting mermaid, an elderly man. A spell seems to have been cast upon the stage. Encantado – the word chosen by the choreographer for her latest creation – refers to magical entities that transform the places they pass through into sacred spots. And so our playful hosts also turn protective, borne by the music that the Mbyá Guaraní people sang in 2021 to the Supreme Court in Brasilia to demand protection for the lands of Amazonia. Lia Rodrigues and her company, who are based in Maré, a Rio favela, never separate art from its political import. After Furia, in which she explored a latent uprising, the choreography of this new, quasi-magical piece keeps the militant promise of defusing terror.


À partir de 15 ans



In Rhone-Alpes region

Grenoble, Valence


Piece for 11 performers – 2021

Company Lia Rodrigues Companhia de Danças Danced and created in collaboration with Leonardo Nunes, Valentina Fittipaldi, Andrey da Silva, Larissa Lima, David Abreu, Raquel Alexandre Also danced by Alice Alves, Daline Ribeiro, Sanguessuga, Cayo Almeida, Vitor de Abreu Also created by Carolina Repetto, Joana Castro, Matheus Macena, Ricardo Xavier, Tiago Oliveira Creative assistant Amalia Lima Dramaturgy Silvia Soter Artistic collaboration and images Sammi Landweer Ligh design Nicolas Boudier Stage management and lights Magali Foubert et Baptistine Méral Soundtrack excerpts from stage songs of the Guarani Mbya people, Village de Kalipety do T.I. indigenous territory, Tenondé Porã, sung and performed during the indigenous demonstration in Brasilia in August 2021 for the recognition of their endangered ancestral lands Mixing and creation Alexandre Seabra

Production and diffusion officer Colette de Turville Assisted by Astrid Toledo Administration Jacques Segueilla Secretary Gloria Laureano Professors Amalia Lima, Sylvia Barretto, Valentina Fittipaldi Production Brazil Gabi Gonçalves/ Corpo Rastreado Production Goethe Institut Claudia Oliveira Coproduction Chaillot - Théâtre National de la Danse - Paris, Le CENTQUATRE - Paris, Festival d’Automne in Paris, Scène Nationale Carré-Colonnes, Bordeaux Métropole, Le TAP - Théâtre Auditorium de Poitiers, Scène Nationale du Sud-Aquitain, La Coursive, Scène Nationale La Rochelle, L’Empreinte, Scène Nationale Brive -Tulle, Théâtre d’Angoulême Scène Nationale, Le Moulin du Roc, Scène Nationale in Niort, La Scène Nationale d’Aubusson, OARA - Office Artistique de la Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine – Bordeaux, Le Kunstenfestivaldesarts - Brussels, Theaterfestival - Basel, HAU Hebbel am Ufer - Berlin, Festival Oriente Occidente - Roveretto, Theater Freiburg, Julidans – Amsterdam, Teatro Municipal do Porto, Festival DDD - dias de dança and Lia Rodrigues Companhia de Danças, Association Lia Rodrigues - France With support from Redes da Maré e Centro de Artes da Maré, the partners of FONDOC (Occitanie) and the German Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs' 2021 international emergency fund for culture and education organisations; the Goethe-Institut and other partners.

Lia Rodrigues is an associate artist of the CENTQUATRE-PARIS and the Maison de la danse de Lyon

Winner of the 2021-22 award for best dance show for Encantado, bestowed by France's theatre, music and dance critics' organisation.

Thanks to Thérèse Barbanel, Antoine Manologlou, Maguy Marin, Eliana Souza Silva, the team of the Centro de Artes da Maré

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