Artistic direction and creation João Cristóvão Leitão e Rodrigo Teixeira
Choreography Rodrigo Teixeira
Interpreters Maria Fonseca e Rodrigo Teixeira
Video João Cristóvão Leitão
Sound design and operation Ricardo Remédio
Light design Ricardo Teixeira
Stage Lighting and operation tba
Coproduction Festival Temps d’Images and Teatro Feiticeiro do Norte
Institutional Support Fundação GDA
Funding: Centro Cultural de Belém, Centro Musibéria, Coletivo SillySeason, Companhia Olga Roriz, Estúdios Vitor Córdon e Festival contraDANÇA
PAISAGEM (Landscape) is based on the current contemporary context, (in)directly characterized by relational models where violence is the protagonist. The scenic mechanism suggests the idea of a laboratory where, in constant tension and predictable implosion, two bodies repeat a duet that never happens.
João Cristóvão Leitão has a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre – Dramaturgy (ESTC) and a Master’s degree in Multimedia Art – Audiovisuals (FBAUL). He creates installation projects and video art. He has collaborated with SillySeason, Rabbit Hole, Elmano Sancho, Ana Jezabel e António Torres, Teatro do Vão, João Pedro Fonseca, Rodrigo Pereira, Diego Bragà and João Estevens.
is a dancer and choreographer. He graduated in Dance from Escola Superior de Dança (ESAD). He is the artistic director of PURGA, the company he founded in 2018 to develop his artistic work. In parallel to his artistic trajectory, he is a guest professor at ESD and collaborates in Coreographic direction with theatre companies.