Inaicyra Falcão Santos

Biography

Inaicyra Falcão dos Santos was born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. She has a BA in dance from the Federal University at Bahia, a Masters in Theatre Arts from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, a PhD in Education at the University of São Paulo and a Full Professor at the State University of Campinas/Unicamp. She has performed in various dance and theater companies in Brazil and abroad, and conducted studies and research at the universities of Obáfémi Awólòwó Ilé-Ifè, Nigeria, and the Laban Center for Movement and Dance in the UK. She has been a lecturer in the Department of Theatre Arts, University of Ibadan, and the Department of Corporal Arts at the State University of Campinas. She is an opera singer, and a researcher of African-Brazilian traditions as a reflection of the work of the dramatic artist and educator in contemporary society. She is associated with the Graduate Program of the Institute of Arts/Unicamp, and has participated in artistic and academic events in Brazil and other countries.

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Body and Ancestry: A multicultural proposal for art-dance-education
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,510. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Within the boundaries of this work, the aim has been to draw up a proposal on dance-art education, seeking to recover aesthetic and mythical elements present in African-Brazilian tradition as a collective creation.

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