About us

PAULO CALDAS

Artistic Director
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LEONEL BRUM

Artistic Director
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Paulo Caldas, creator and artistic director of dança em foco – International Festival of Video and Dance –, is a choreographer majored in Contemporary Dance at Angel Vianna School and hasgot a Philosophy degree from Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ). Currently, he teaches Dance at the Federal University of Ceará and is the director of Stacatto | Paulo Caldas dance company. He taught Dance (graduation course) at UniverCidade and Angel Vianna College, wherehe also coordinated the post-graduation course “Aesthetics of Movement: Studies on Dance, Videodance and Multimedia”.

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Leonel Brum earned his Doctor of Visual Arts from the School of Fine Arts at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) with a research about videodance. Currently, he is doing his post-doctoral research in the University of Lisboa (ULisboa) about curatorship of the festivals that take part of the Ibero-American Network of Videodance Festivals. Brum is Professor and former Coordinator of the undergraduate and graduate courses in dance at the Institute of Culture and Art of the Federal University of Ceará (ICA/UFC). He is coordinator of “Midiadança: laboratório de dança e multimídia” (ICA/UFC). Brum is one of the founding directors of dança em foco – International Festival of Video & Dance (since 2003) and PODfest – Digital, Media and Poetry Festival. He was a former dance coordinator for the National Arts Foundation of the Ministry of Culture (Funarte/MinC). He is the author of books and articles about dance, dance history, and videodance.

 

EDUARDO BONITO

Artistic Director
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REGINA LEVY

Executive Production Director
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Eduardo Bonito, director of dança em foco – International Festival of Video and Dance – since 2005, graduated in Performing Arts and Public Relations at USP and in Performance at Middlesex University. He has been a professional producer since 1990; hasworked as the curator of Festival Panorama de Dança (Dance Panorama Festival) since 2004 and has also been an artistic directorsince 2006. Participant and founder of several national and international networks, he’s a consultant for governmental institutions and cultural foundations in Latin America and Europe.

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Regina Levy is the executive produce– International Festival of Video and Dance – ever since its foundation and was the curator of FunarteDance and Theatre/ “Mambembão” exhibition. Post-graduate in Marketing at ESPM, graduated in Publicity at UFF and in Public Relations at FACHA. Since 2006, she has been teaching Management and Organization of Events and Elaboration of Cultural Productions at several institutions. Since 1997, as an independent cultural producer, she has been working not only at music, film and dance festivals but also on projects about Visual Arts and Theatre, among many others.