Viva-Brazil is the premiere Brazilian dance performance troupe in the Southeast having performed in the past for the Atlanta Falcons Half Time show, Publix, Pepsi Co and GoodYear Latin America. Our team is made up of the best percussionists, acrobats, martial arts and samba dance performers.
Liven up your event with the visual feast offered by Viva-Brazil:
* Be dazzled by fabulous costumes with amazing feather headdresses and stunning jeweled bikinis as Samba showgirls dance to the beats of Rio carnival!
* Feel the rhythm of live drumming and the amazing acrobatics of the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira!
* Enjoy energetic displays of Afro-Brazilian dance from the Northern Brazilian State of Bahia where cheeky choreographies demonstrate another side of Brazilian culture!
The Viva-Brazil performers will raise the energy and excitement levels of any event, with amazing and colorful performances of dance, music and acrobatics. With stunning costumes and world class choreographies, our team will make your event the most talked about of the year.
Viva-Brazil performances can be customized to match the budget, time and size of most any occasion. From small family birthday parties to festivals with thousands of people, we are able to cater our shows to suit your needs and make sure that your guests are all left eagerly wanting more. Our performers are the most diverse and attractive that you will come across.
Please use the options below as a guideline. All shows can include a final song and dance encouraging audience participation to allow guests to get involved, feel and experience what it really means to “Viva-Brazil” (Live Brazil).
SAMBA: Samba showgirls in traditional feathers and bikini costumes entertain guests with choreographed samba routines and freestyle dancing (10 min sets with multiple sets available). There is nothing better than front row seats to this Rio de Janeiro Carnival!
SAMBA & CAPOEIRA: The above samba show plus the addition of an exhilarating display of the acrobatics and incredible showmanship of the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira that will stun your crowd (15 mins per set). You'll see death defying feats all set to the fast-paced tempo of Brazilian percussion!
SAMBA, CAPOEIRA & BATUCADA: The above samba and capoeira show plus live Brazilian percussion in the Carnival Batucada style adding an even more explosive sound (20 mins).
BRAZILIAN DANCE COMPILATION: Samba dance, capoeira and batucada performances plus your choice of one of the following Brazilian folkloric dances:
* Maculel (a mock-fight dance performed with sticks and machetes to the rapid beat of drums);
* Dana Guerreira (a warrior dance performed with shields and spears);
* Puxada de Rede (a theatrical dance about the life of Brazilian fishermen).
This package includes costume changes demonstrating various styles of Brazilian culture for a tropical high energy performance. (30 mins – also split to various sets if desired).
BRAZILIAN DANCE EXTRAVAGANZA: The ultimate night of Brazilian entertainment! Be amazed by the combination of various dances and costume changes including samba from both Rio de Janeiro and Bahia, capoeira, batucada percussion and two or more folk dances. This show is completely customizable to lead you on the Brazilian journey of your dreams!(approx 40mins- various sets available).
Whether you want to explore the culture of Brazil or you want to amaze your guests with the spectacular acrobatics and prowess of this ancient art, our performance show can be tailored to most budgets and occasions.
The Viva-Brazil Performance Troupe works to preserve and promote Brazilian culture through athletic and spirited performances. Under the artistic direction of founder and capoeira artist David de Lima, the ensemble has presented performances at ticketed venues, schools, cultural events, outdoor festivals and private parties throughout Metropolitan Atlanta. We have also been featured on CNN Espanol and at Fiesta Atlanta, Loca Luna, the Havana Club, the National Black Arts Festival and the Rialto Theater.
Viva-Brazil performances reflect the energy and vitality of Brazilian culture. Performances will delight audiences with their dazzling movements and acrobatics and provide an unforgettable live experience of skill, artistic beauty, and tradition.
Performances can be 10-45 minutes in length. Prices vary based on number of performers, venue and performance length. Non-profit rates are available. Please note that the ensemble requires a flat, dry, clean space of approximately 10'x10'.