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Francisco Camacho
Alkantara Festival
©Cláudio Marques
Past event
Dates and Schedules

November 27th and 28th
Saturday and sunday, 16h


Sala Luis Miguel Cintra




€12 to €15 (with discounts)

Age Restriction


Portuguese Sign Language Audio Description

November 28th, sunday, 16h

After the performance - Meeting with the artists after the performance as part of the program Dança sem Idade


Six male and female dancers, all aged around 50, challenge the ideas of youth, strength and physical surpassing that dominate dance practices. To the sound of Sérgio Pelágio’s live music, their bodies cross past experiences, moving between current desires and a drive to intervene in the future. This work seeks to be a place of reflection and awareness about ageing in society and in dance. Through it, it is claimed that the stage is also for the VelhⒶs and it is hoped that their almost anarchistic furore will infect those who see them.

Dança Sem Idade – Simpósio Sensibilização para outros corpos
18 November, Thursday, 17h30
Sala Mário Viegas
Free entrance, subject to capacity

Personalities from the artistic and academic world reflect on older bodies and their visibility in dance and contemporary society.

Dança Sem Idade – Atividades Práticas – Novos conhecimentos
19 to 21 November
Sala Bernardo Sassetti

Work session for dance professionals over 40 years old.

Cast and Creative

Artistic direction and Choreography Francisco Camacho Performance and Co-creation Ana Caetano, Bernardo Gama, Carlota Lagido, Filippo Bandiera, Francisco Camacho, Sílvia Real Original Music and Live Performance Sérgio Pelágio Scenography and Light Frank Laubenheimer Assistant Director Carlota Borges Lloret Consultancy Diego Lasio Sound Technician Sérgio Milhano Executive Production Teresa Brito, Tiago Sgarbi Coproduction Theatro Circo de Braga Support Dance On (Berlin), Estúdios Victor Córdon (Lisbon), Teatro Gustavo Modena (Genoa) Acknowledgements Stefania Opisso, Giovanna Gosio, Tiago Cadete


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