‘Tri-C Presents’ Brings Brazilian Dance Company Grupo Corpo to Playhouse Square
Tickets on sale for Jan. 20-21 performances at the Ohio Theatre
The group’s world tour stops in Cleveland for performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, and Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Ohio Theatre. The programs are co-presented by Tri-C and DANCECleveland.
Grupo Corpo incorporates traditional and modern Brazilian dance into artistic athletic expression. The dancers — dressed in white from start to finish — seemingly defy gravity through theatrical choreography.
Founded in 1975 by Paulo Pederneiras in in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Grupo Corpo has grown into an international touring sensation over the past four decades. The group typically gives more than 80 performances a year across the globe.
The dance company dazzled a worldwide audience while exhibiting their unique fusion of movement styles during the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics in their homeland.
Tickets to the upcoming performances at Playhouse Square range from $25 to $60 and can be purchased at www.playhousesquare.org or by calling 216-241-6000.
Each night will include moderated pre- and post-show talks with performers and producers.
Grupo Corpo’s visit is part of the 2017-2018 “Tri-C Presents” season, which showcases classical piano, jazz and dance acts from fall through spring.
January 08, 2018
John Horton, 216-987-4281 firstname.lastname@example.org