News: Samba

Friday 28 July 2006

As Claudio Segovia’s new show, Brasil Brasileiro, starts its run at Sadler’s Wells this week, Sanjay Roy finds out that there is more to Brazil’s national dance than carnival costumes and shimmying.

From samba de gafieira to samba no pé, and ballroom samba to carnival samba, Segovia shares his vision, “he wants is to show the real samba – the very different versions of the dance that grew up during the 20th century.”

Read more, Guardian, 27 July.06

Brasil Brasileiro is showing at Sadler’s Wells from 27 July to 20 August. Box office: 0870 737 7737
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