Peh Quo Deux brings together five of the most important Brazilian contemporary dance artists around the same idea. From themes proposed by the Italian author Italo Calvino in his book “Six Memos for the Next Millennium”, the company director Miguel Vellinho invited the choreographers Bruno Cezario, Cristina Moura, Marcia Rubin, Paula Nestorov and Regina Miranda to create pas de deux for puppets. The show was selected by a cultural sponsorship promoted by the company OI for the years 2013/2014, premiering on January 9th 2014 at the OI Futuro Flamengo theater, in Rio de Janeiro, with excellent reviews and popular acclaim. Peh Quo Deux is a show that joins animated theater with contemporary dance in a project that proposes a cross-over between languages of expression. Divided into different parts, the performance brings the audience a series of choreographies executed by the puppets with movements that go beyond the abilities of human motion. The precise technical movement of the puppeteers also reveals another layer of this pas-de-deux between dance and animated theatre, inspired by literature. 

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