Saturday, March 11, 2017
Join us as we groove to the samba rhythms and dance moves of Carnaval Brasileiro! Teatro Aurora is proud to host Atlanta’s Ritmo Brasil and the elite dance artists of Dance Brasil in a night that will have you dancing right out of your seat.
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About Dance Brasil
DANCE BRASIL Company is made up of an elite group of dancers based in Atlanta area. The company performs dances from Brazil (mainly the samba) in a very elegant and lively manner bringing the essence of the samba and the happiness of the culture through their performances.
Born in Brazil, Andrea “AZIMA” Moreira is the choreographer/director of DANCE BRASIL. A self-taught dancer, Andrea began belly dancing in 1998 and has been dancing professionally since 1988 where she started as a ballet dancer. After moving to Atlanta in 1993, she made her first public appearance in October, 1998. A month later, she performed at the Imperial Fez for Ted Turner’s birthday party. Since then, she has been performing Oriental dance in the Southeast United States and Brazil. Andrea also incorporates samba into the salsa or belly dance shows.
All of Dance Brasil’s colorful and elegant costumes are designed and exclusively made by Andrea for Dance Brasil events alone. Andrea and her partner have been dancing salsa for years.
About Ritmo Brasil
Ritmo Brasil Band is a made up of four professional Atlanta based Brazilian-American musicians specializing in upbeat, danceable Brazilian and American music.