© Joana Rodrigues / “Timber”, by Roberto Olivan for Companhia Instável / interpreted by João Cardoso, Joana Couto, Mafalda Cardoso, Liliana Oliveira, Ricardo Machado, Sara Garcia | © Pedro Sardinha/TMP / “Simulacro”, by Carminda Soares and Margarida Montenÿ / Palcos Instáveis | © Ivo Tavares Studio/Casa da Arquitectura / Creation by Francisco Pinho for the projetc Percursos pela Arquitetura / Inauguration of Casa da Arquitectura

Instável, Portuguese partner of the European cooperation project iCoDaCo – International Contemporary Dance Collective – is pleased to announce this call for the selection of four artists, independent and with a contemporary approach in the area of dance, for the formation of a new collective.

  • until Jun 15 / through the form

Palcos Instáveis is a project to encourage emerging creation in contemporary dance. The selected proposals benefit from a creative grant, residence space, artistic support, and presentation at the Teatro Campo Alegre.

  • until jun 30 / through the form

HIDE TO SEEK intends to think of the mask as a crystallization of an expression, state of mind or (identity) but also as a possibility of (dis)identification for the emergence of a distinct corporeality.

  • May 31 and Jun 1 / Café Teatro do Teatro Campo Alegre

On stage, a character for two interpreters who invoke memories, fears and insecurities, in a deaf dialogue with each other. The inside and the outside, the fall and the jump, the private and the public, all wrapped up in lullabies. On stage, two bodies that never tire of trying. Two bodies that know that sometimes you have to relearn how to live, and even relearn how to breathe.

  • May 26 / Casa da Criatividade de São João da Madeira

The game is played with your eyes closed to switch off the violence of unattainable ideals of beauty, representations and preconceived ways associated with femininity. Connecting with the authorship of their own body, the performers.

  • May 31 and Jun 1 / Sala Estúdio Teatro Campo Alegre