Research focused on the rhythms and dance steps of Brazilian slaves and different forms of a rich Brazilian culture as a sources of vitality and sharing about life.

Abstract

Research focused on the rhythms and dance steps as a sources of vitality and sharing about life. Cavalo marinho, maracatu nação, maracatu rural, samba de coco, candomble, bumba meu boi, frevo. Slaves and a defiance against the reality of everyday survival – music, Northern Brazilian rhythms, melodies, toadas, Indian rituals and songs.

Meeting Alicio Amaral and Juliana Pardo, André Bueno, Fabio, Luciana Matias, clown Martello, Biu Alexandre, Aguinaldo, Coco Raizes de Acroverde, Shacon, and many others...

 

June, July 2008

Londrina, Belo Horizonte, Ouro Preto, Salvador de Bahia

December 2008 - January 2009

Olinda, Recife, Nazaré da Mata, Condado, Ciudad de Tabajara, Acroverde, Zona da Mata, Tacaratu, Brejos dos Padres, Cha, Goiana

 

Creative Team

Research Viliam Dočolomanský, Anna Kršiaková, Zuzana Pavuková, Roman, Horák, Patricie Poráková, Luiz Augusto Martins, Hana Varadzinová, Jun Wan Kim, Róbert Nižník, Cecile da Costa

For Promoters

Farm in the Cave’s standard space requirements for performances are as follows: a space with good acoustics which can also be completely silent during performances; typically we use a black box or site-specific space with minimal dimensions of 10 x 10 meters, with a height of 6 meters; at least 6 months before the performance our technical team of 2-4 persons must make a preparatory visit.

The maximum number of audience members at individual performances varies, but is usually no more than 450.

The number of performers per performance varies between 5 and 13, and the technical – production staff is between 4 and 6 people.

The minimum number of performances presented in one place is 2.

The company can play 2 performances per day are available on request – the latest start time is 21:00 local time.

The length of preparation and adaptation depends on the specific performance and local conditions, with a minimum of 1-2 days necessary prior to the day of the first production.

Financial requirements are available upon request at info@farminthecave.com or barbara.tumova@seznam.cz

The organizers pay for: fees; costs of shipping scenography; personnel transport; local transportation to the performance location; housing; per-diems; costs connected with preparatory technical visit. The organizer agrees to pay for costs of equipment rental if the space to be used does not have the equipment necessary.