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Cristina Perera

Contact: cristinaperera9@gmail.com    www.cristinaperera.com          

Languages : Fluent in English, French, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish and German

EDUCATION

Dance Education:

Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro – Brazil  

Salle Pleyel, Paris – France

London Contemporary Dance School, London – UK

Alvin Ailey (Full Merit Scholarship), NY – USA

 New York Conservatory of Dance, NY – USA

Teachers Ballet:

Tatiana Leskova, Rio de Janeiro – Brasil
Goube- Paris Opera, Salle Pleyel, Paris – France
Messerer (Bolshoi Ballet), London – UK
Vladimir Dokoudovsky, Conservatory of Dance, New York – USA

Teachers Modern:

Jane Dudley, London, UK
Carol Fried, Denis Jefferson, Milton Myers, New York –  United States
Diane Gray, ADF, North Carolina – United States                                                                                                                                                                                             

Teachers Jazz:

Bruce Taylor, American Dance Festival, North Carolina, United States   
Miguel Godreau, Fred Benjamin, NY, USA

SKILLS

Dance

– Ballet
– Modern Dance
– Contemporary
– Dance Theater
– Horton

DIRECTOR

PYANOOK- Out of the box Festival 2020
Artistic director
Munich- Germany

DANCE VIDEO LUX EX UMBRA 2018
Concept / Co-Director (with Gregor Erler) / Choreographer / Producer
Berlin – Germany

DANCE GALA- APPOLO TYERS 2013
Director / Choreographer
New Delhi – India

BALLET FESTIVAL SARAJEVO – INSIDE OUT 2012
Concept / Director / Choreographer / Dancer
National Theater Sarajevo – Bosnia

TOUCH BASE 2010
Concept / Director / Choreographer / Dancer
Homage to Stravinsky
A- Trane Berlin- Germany

BERLIN MASTER PROJECT 2010
Concept / Artistic Director / Choreographer
Berlin- Germany

PRIZE WINNER FUNARTE 2009
Aesthetics Interactions
Concept / Artistic Director / Choreographer
Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL – ALEGRIA 2008
Artistic Director
South American Tour

RESGATES 2008
Cia De MOVIMENTO
Artistic Director / Choreographer
Brasil

Choreographer

DANCE PIECES

Acqua Colonia N. 4711 2019
Concept – Choreography
Austrian and German Tour

STALLICHE BALLET SCHOOL 2018
Breath Taken / Suspiria
Berlin – Germany

LUX EX UMBRA 2018
Idea, Concept, co-writer, co-director (with Gregor Erler), choreographer, producer.
Berlin – Germany

MUHLENBERG COLLEGE 2017
Master Choreographers
Radical Severance
Pennsylvania – USA

BRASILIENSE DANCE COMPANY (CBD) 2017
Discord
Detaching from Desire
Brasilia – Brazil

DANCE ACADEMY BALANCE 1 2012/2013/2014/2015/2016/2017/2018
Graduate Program Performances
Berlin – Germany

HAPPENDANCE COMPANY 2012
Thoughts of Love and Loss
Michigan – USA

MAXIM’S DANCE COMPANY 2009
Trusting
Brno – Czech Republic

CAMALEON THEATER 2006
E Moment Production
Berlin- Germany

HOUSE OF WORLD CULTURES 2005/2004
Youth Integration Project
Berlin- Germany

WORLD PEACE ORGANIZATION 2004
The Tempest / Ismael Ivo, Marcia Haydee
Assistant Choreographer
Bangkok – Thailand

DANCE THEATER BRALEN 2003
No More
Bratislava Slovakia

DANCE THEATER BRALEN 2001
Letting Go
Bratislava Slovakia

DANZA CONTEMPORANEA DE CUBA 2000
Work in Progress
Havana – Cuba

VIVACE DANCE ART 1999
Hard Times
Berlin – Germany

BALLET BUILDERS 1999
Duo Under Time
New York-USA

DANCE THEATER BRALEN 1997
Under Time
Bratislava Slovakia

DANCE THEATER VIENNA 1997
Close Encounters
Vienna – Austria

SOMETHING LIKE IT 1992
Munster – Germany

DANZA TEATRO ARTEVARIA 1991
Dia Baram / Burning up
Torino – Italy

SINGAPORE DANCE THEATER 1990
Introspection co – Choreographer
Singapore – Singapore

MUSICALS

WEST SIDE STORY 2000
John Jay Theater
New York – USA

TABALUGA AND LILI (PETER MAFAY) 1999
Teatro Centro
Oberhausen – Germany

MUSICAL SHOWCASE 1996/97
Performing Arts Studio
Vienna-Austria

FAME 1996
Summer Theater Camp
New York – USA

INTO THE WOODS 1994 
Ruhala Dance Company
New York USA

MUSIC VIDEOS / FILM

LUX EX UMBRA 2018
Idea, Concept, Co-Director (with Gregor Erler), Choreographer, Producer
Berlin – Germany

TARJA TURUNEN 2013
Victim of Ritual
Berlin-Germany

JULY 2011
addictive
Universal Records Berlin- Germany

EINTANZER (FILM) 2007
written & directed by Gregor Erler
Film Academy Baden Wuerttemberg 

Berlin- Germany

SUGARPLUM FAIRY 2006
GMBH Berlin- Germany

BELA B
Feat 1.2.3 …
Q Film Production
Hamburg -Berlin- Germany

COMMERCIAL / FASHION SHOW

NIVEA 2009
Tempomedia Film Production GMBH
Hamburg- Germany

CMS FAIR 2009
Nilfisk- Alto
Berlin- Germany

PRADA 2005
Motion Picture GMBH Directed by Ridley Scott
Berlin- Germany

BMW FASHION SHOW 2004
BMW / Munich- Germany

TRANSPORT AND LOGISTIC FAIR / FAIR 2003
DHL Munich- Germany

INTERNATIONAL FASHION REVIEW 2003
Agency Rachle
Austrian Tour

PERFORMER / DANCER

COMPANIES / PRODUCTIONS

BAGDAD CAFÉ 2005
By Percy Adlon
Paris- France / French – German tour

HOUSE OF WORLD CULTURES 2004
Black Atlantic Berlin City Tour
Role- Josephine Baker
Berlin- Germany

HOUSE OF WORLD CULTURES 2004
OLHOS D’AGUA
Role- Soloist
Berlin- Germany

TEATRO PICCINNI DI BARI 2004
Orpheus and Eurydice
Role-Eurydice / Orpheus ISMAEL IVO
Italy

BERLINER ENSEMBLE AND THEATERHAUS STUTTGART 2002
OEDIPUS / by George Tabori
Role-Antigone / Marcia Haydee – Iocaste
Berlin- Stuttgart- Germany

DANCE THEATER WIEN 1996/97
Liz King Dance Company
Role-Soloist
Vienna-Austria

STATE THEATER IN MUENSTER 1992
Birgitta Drummer (director)
Role- Principal- LULU
Munster- Germany

LES BALLET JAZZ DE MONTREAL 1991/1992
Genevieve Salbaing (director)
Role- Soloist
Montreal- Canada

CLOSING NOTICE FILM 1990
Donald Byrd (Choreographer)
Actress / Dancer – Soloist
New York – USA

JAMISON PROJECT 1989/1991
Judith Jamison / Alvin Ailey (director)
Role-Soloist
New York USA

DANCE EXPRESS 1989
Michael Mao (director)
Role-Soloist
New York USA

HOUSTON GRAND OPERA 1988/1989
NIXON IN CHINA / by Peter Sellers
Mark Morris (choreographer)
Role-Soloist
USA and European Tour

BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND NETHERLANDS OPERA 1987/1988
CIVIL WARS / by Robert Wilson
Ulysses Dove (choreographer)
Role Principal – The Rain Priestess
New York- USA and Amsterdam- Holland

CAPRIOLI DANCE COMPANY 1985
Role- Soloist
Stockholm- Sweden

FUSION DANCE COMPANY 1983
Wally Lord (director)
Role-Soloist
Miami- USA

FLEMMING FLINDT DANCE COMPANY 1980/1982
THE TRIUMPH OF DEATH / by Ionesco
Role – Soloist
SALOME / by Flemming Flindt
Role- Soloist
Copenhagen- Denmark

MUNICIPAL THEATER OF RIO DE JANEIRO
AMAZONIC FOREST / by Frederic Ashton
Role- Soloist
Brazilian Tour
Brazil

TEACHER / SEMINARS / WORKSHOPS

Music/Dance Conservatory of Coimbra 2019
Contemporary Horton Workshop Coimbra – Portugal

Dancers‘ Up 2019
Contemporary Horton Workshop – Coimbra – Portugal

Berlin University of the Arts 2018/2019
Modern classes, Jazz, Repertoire – Berlin – Germany

Berlin University of the Arts 2018/2019
Balance1 2011 -2019 – Berlin – Germany

Wojtasik Dance School 2018
Choreographic workshop – Luneburg – Germany

CEFART 2018
Master Classes in Horton Technique, Coaching, Dance Theater – Belo Horizonte – Brazil

Gina Workshop Dance Institute 2018
Ballet, Floor barre, Partnering, Repertoire – Hamburg – Germany  

Temple University 2017
Master Class Horton Technique – Philadelphia – USA

Balance 1 2011 – 2018
Educational Program – Ballet, Horton Technique, Partnering and Composition – Berlin – Germany 

Muhlenberg College 2016
Master Class – Ballet – Pennsylvania – USA 

The Edge LA 2013 – 2015
Ballet Educational Program and Professional Ballet Classes – Los Angeles – USA  

FUNARTE (National Foundation for the Arts) 2013
Theater Cacilda Becker, Dance Jury Program – Rio de Janeiro – Brasil   

Balet Fest Sarajevo Bosnia 2012
National Theater of Sarajevo – Master Classes in Ballet and Horton Technique – Sarajevo – Bosnia

Cirque du Soleil Auditions / London / Brussels / Praha / Berlin 2009-2007
Casting partner

Artevaria Italy 2009
Modern, Jazz, / Choreographic Workshops – Montepulciano – Toscana Italy

MAXIM Dance Company 2008/2009
Workshop – Modern, Repertoire – Brno – Czech Republic                                                                             

Dance Festival BRALEN 2007/08/09
Ballet, Modern, Summer Workshop – Bratislava – Slovakia 

RCPA CENTER OF PERFORMING ARTS USA 2007/08
Modern, Dance Theater and Ballet – Michigan – USA Workshops  

Dance in Bolzano 2004 – 2002
Festival, Jazz / Horton Technique – Bolzano – Italy

Friedrichstadtpalast 2002
Workshop in 
Horton Technique – Berlin – Germany

Bratislava Dance Festival 2002
Horton Technique Workshop – Bratislava – Slovakia

Impulse dance 2002
Dance Festival – Horton Technique – Vienna – Austria 

Vienna Dance Academy
Horton Technique – Vienna – Austria

Performing Arts Studio Vienna
Ballet, Horton, Jazz – Vienna – Austria

Duncan Dance Center
Horton Technique – Workshop – Praha – Czech Republic

Weimar National Theater
Ballet Master Classes plus Horton Technique classes – Weimar – Germany

Ballet Academy Stockholm
Ballet Classes – Stockholm – Sweden

Noes Dance Center
Ballet Classes – Rotterdam- Netherlands

Westchester Council for the Arts
Teaching Dance in Education Program – New York – United States

SUNY PURCHASE UNIVERSITY
Ballet Classes – New York – USA

State School of Ballet Athens
Ballet – Vaganova – Athens – Greece

Danza Teatro Artevaria
Horton Technique, Jazz – Torino – Italy