Wired Love, World Premiere
Newton Moraes Dance Theatre
Celebrates its 20th Anniversary
Photo by Franck Butaye
By Leila Monteiro Lins
Newton Moraes Dance Theatre is celebrating its 20th Anniversary from March 6-9, 2019 with the world premiere “Wired Love” at The Citadel Theatre – #304 Parliament Street, Toronto.
“WIRED LOVE” is a dance-theatre work that explores and investigates cultural trends in love, life connections, friendship and technology. Clearly, technology is a constant undercurrent that society dictates to the mass culture about social media, trends, dress codes, mannerisms and tones of speech.
“Art is the most profound method of communication between people. If there is no art, there is no love, there is no friendship. Then there will be only isolated and lonely individuals,” said Moraes.
Newton Moraes tells a story about the complexities of friendship, love and loneliness through “Wired Love”, ultimately to delineate technology myth from real, personal experiences.
Moraes’ greater goal of his current masterpiece is the decision about humans and technology being a much more personal one; not as a greater reflection of gender-myths of the collective society.
Newton Moraes’ Dance Theatre was created in 1997. The company was dedicated to Interpreting Canadian and Latin American culture via dance.
Newton was born in Porto Alegre, Brazil. At an early age he started dancing Samba, and then pursued studies of Physical Education at the Unisinos University in Porto Alegre. Later he studied Afro-Brazilian Dance, Jazz and street dancing. Morares’ father was a dancer who largely influenced Newton’s career. In 1991 he decided to move to Toronto were he studied Modern and Contemporary Dance at the Professional Programme at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre. Since his arrival in Canada, Moraes has choreographed more than fifty works, both for himself and other dancers.
Photo by JP de Melo
“WIRED LOVE” World Premier
WHEN: March 6 to 9, 2019
WHERE: Citadel Compagnie – 304 Parliament St. ., Toronto, Ontario
TICKETS: $25 – General Admission | $20 – Students, Seniors and CADA Members
Link for donation to Newton Moraes Dance Theatre: https://www.gofundme.com/5kzovz4?pc=ot_co_dashboard_a&rcid=fd7ce101194b487883b5449a164009ae
DISCOVER MAGAZINE will celebrate its 10th Anniversary with Newton Moraes on March 6, 2019.
Digital version: http://www.magazinediscover.com/discover-digital/