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Brazilian choreographer Lia Rodrigues enchants and intrigues with ‘Encantado’

By France24
19 December 2021   |   1:37 pm
In her hands, dance is an act of activism. Lia Rodrigues has been using movement for more than 40 years to break down barriers, put art within everyone's reach and argue – lyrically and persuasively – for more inclusion and diversity. The choreographer and dancer is a special guest at Paris's Festival d'Automne, where she's staging "Encantado", a hypnotic journey into a world of spiritualism and movement.

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