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AHA! May 9th 2002

@ 6:30 & 8:00 pm


Djeca Oliveira

Djeca began dancing with the group Juvisal (Cape Verde). In 96 he was the director and choreographer of the group New Kids (Cape Verde). In 96/97 Djeca participated in workshops throughout Europe. He has been Producer’s Assistant for "Dancar o Que e Nosso" (Cape Verde and Portugal) and "History of Doubt of Clara Andermatt". Djeca also performed in "Funana" of Antonio Tavares (performed in Cape Verde and Portugal). Currently, Djeca works as a music producer.

Zezinho Semedo

Zezinho is a choreographer, performer and instructor. He is one of the founding members of the groups Renato Cardosa and Raiz Di Polon. In 1997, Zezinho was the choreographer for "Ate ao Fim" (Portugal) and facilitated workshops, "Curso International de Danca" in Centro Cultural de Belem. Zezinho has performed internationally, most recenly in the World tour of , "History of Doubt of Clara Andermatt" (Portugal, Germany, USA, Brasil, Canada, Holland and Italy).

Neusa Mendes

Neusa has performed with the group Raiz Di Polon (Cape Verde). She has performed in Cape Verde and Portugal with various other companies and for music videos. In 96-97, Neusa studied technique internationally.

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