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VIVER BRASIL DANCE COMPANY

Application ID

OD-19-6837

Application Type

Organizational Development

Approved Grant Amount

Project Description

Viver Brasil honors Brazil’s African legacy through bold contemporary dance theater and increases awareness of the rich history of Afro-Brazilian dance and music through performances, arts education, community programs and an annual cultural immersion travel program to Salvador, Bahia. Through rigorous research and continuous dialogue with living masters and virtuoso musicians and choreographers in Bahia and the US, Viver Brasil drives contemporary representations of Afro-Brazilian dance in the United States, addressing 21st century African diasporic issues of art and humanity, race, social equity and ancestry.

Organization Summary

Viver Brasil honors Brazil’s African legacy through bold contemporary dance theater and increases awareness of the rich history of Afro-Brazilian dance and music through performances, arts education, community programs and an annual cultural immersion travel program to Salvador, Bahia. Through rigorous research and continuous dialogue with living masters and virtuoso musicians and choreographers in Bahia and the US, Viver Brasil drives contemporary representations of Afro-Brazilian dance in the United States, addressing 21st century African diasporic issues of art and humanity, race, social equity and ancestry.

Organization

VIVER BRASIL DANCE COMPANY

Address

2141 N Gower Street

Los Angeles

Phone

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