Register the trajectory of São Paulo Dance Company and enhance the reflection on the processes of creation and production in dance in the country. This is the goal of Work Site.
The productions, educational and memory projects, presentations and testimonies from people involved with the Company's activities were recorded during the years 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 by the project director Ines Bogéa. "Through the documentary viewers get to know the behind the scenes production of the Company, ways of work, processes and results of our productions and what we know intimately can be enjoyed. Viewers can also share with us some of the difficulties and pleasures of working for and with dance”, says Inês Bogéa. The series Work Site is not traded. It is distributed for educational and cultural institutions, particularly those that rely on public library , as well as universities and NGOs. For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Work Site is a movie directed by Kiko Goifman and Jurandir Muller addressing under various perspectives the year of São Paulo Dance Company permeated by three major themes - love, life and death - in works such as Romeo and Juliet (2013), by Giovanni di Palma; Petite Mort (1991), by Jirí Kylián; Por Vos Muero (1996), by Nacho Duato, and Peekaboo (2013), by Marco Goecke. In the movie you can also see excerpts of other choreographies of the Company’s repertory.
Work Site is a film by Evaldo Mocarzel titled Essay on the Movement which reveals from different angles the inside story of São Paulo Dance Company in the year of 2012. During the movie you can see the following excerpts from the repertory such as: Two by Two [Grand Pas de Deux from The Nutcracker (1892) and Grand Pas de Deux from Don Quixote (1869)], Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (1987), by William Forsythe; Ballet 101 (2006), by Eric Gauthier; Supernova (2005), by Marco Goecke and Bachiana N°1 (2012), a special creation of Rodrigo Pederneiras for the Company.
Canteiro de Obras 2010 shows from different angles behind the scenes of Os Duplos (2010), a creation of Mauricio de Oliveira, with music by André Abujamra and costumes by Jum Nakao, besides three well-known works from the international repertoire of the twentieth century: Theme and Variations (1947), by George Balanchine; Sechs Tänze (1986), by Jirí Kylián and Prélude à L'après-midi d'un Faune (1994), Marie Chouinard, plus testimonials from dancers of the Company, artistic director and the recording of the Company’s backstage productions of the year. This documentary was directed by Inês Bogéa and Moira Toledo.
Canteiro de Obras 2009 features to the viewers five new pieces that São Paulo Companhia de Dança created during 2009: Ballo, by Ricardo Scheir; Gnawa, by Nacho Duato; Passanoite, by Daniela Cardin, Tchaikovsky Pas De Deux, by George Balanchine and Polígono Revisitado, by Alessio Silvestrin. Besides the movie also shows the projects Corpo a Corpo com o Professor, Corpo a Corpo com Estudantes and Figuras da Dança. This documentary was directed by Inês Bogéa and Sergio Roizemblit.
Canteiro de Obras 2008 is divided in three documentaries. First Steps of São Paulo Companhia de Dança shows the behind the scenes of the creation of the Company and its release on January 28; Building Polígono - The premiere of the Company reveals behind the scenes of the first creation Polígono, by Alessio Silvestrin and third documentary: From XX to the XXI Century - Building Les Noces, Entreato, and Serenade presents to the viewers three representative pieces of key moments in dance history: Les Noces, by Bronislava Nijinska in (1891-1972); Serenade, by George Balanchine (1904-1983), plus a unique creation of the Brazilian Paulo Caldas, Entreato. This documentary was directed by Inês Bogéa e Antonio Carlos Rebesco (Pipoca).