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Circe: Benidito's Song

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Pleasant Grove Branch Library

7310 Lake June Road

Dallas, TX 75217

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Circe: Benidito's Song weaves a beautiful tale about the invention of Capoeira and how its creators used the art to overcome their oppressor

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This multicultural production of Circe: Benidito's Song will focus on the story of slaves who were captured in Angola and brought to Brazil. During their enslavement, the African slaves mixed their Angolan dance style with the practices of the local indigenous people to develop Capoeira; a martial art that utilizes traditional Angola song and dance to secretly develop techniques that allowed their chained hands and feet to move in ways that will help them evade the attacks of their captors. However, their plans to escape becomes more complicated as language barriers between the different cultures brings communication to a standstill and one of the slaves befriends the daughter of the slavemaster. Luckily, through a combination of martial arts, acrobatics, dance, and traditional Brazilian Capoeira music and song, these disenfranchised people are able to work together to find freedom from their captors.

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7310 Lake June Road

Dallas, TX 75217

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