The Companhia Híbrida was created in 2007 in the city of Rio de Janeiro, by the theater director, choreographer and producer Renato Cruz.
Founded with the propose of develop a unique research that mixes different kinds of artistic languages as Hip Hop Dance, Contemporary Dance, and Theatre. Since then, the company has received some important awards in Brazil.
Besides that, Híbrida was selected for several festivals throughout Brazil, passing through many cities, such as Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Bahia, Pernambuco, Minas Gerais, Ceará, and Rio Grande do Sul, becoming one of the most outstanding companies in Brazil.
In 2013 the Companhia Híbrida made your first tour out of Brazil, passing through 2 cities in France: Saint Nazaire and La Baule. This tour had a great repercussion and the company will return to premiere of your new show, OLHO NU, In november 2014, after the brazilian premiere in october 2014 Now, in 2014, the company continues presenting Moto Sensível in many theaters and already has three invitations to international festivals, beyond side.kicks in Munich/schwere reiter tanz.
As an aesthetic proposition, their stage creations inhabit the intersections between Hip Hop, Theater and Contemporary Dance. From the very begining, the Company’s proposal is to develop a singular research mixing different artistic languages, such as Urban Dances, Contemporary dance, theatrical language and everything else that can serve as a basis for the materialization of new ideas. The Híbrida Company has already won 9 alls of Occupation of the Choreographic center of the City of Rio de Janeiro (Centro Coreográfico da Cidade de Rio de Janeiro), received the Funarte Prize for the Occupation of Scenic Spaces in 2010 (with the HYBRID CITY project), had selected works for the International Biennial of the Occupied City – Year of France in Brazil, and in different SESCs units in the Rio de Janeiro / São Paulo axis, participated in the Viradão Cultural of Rio de Janeiro for two consecutive years, as well as performing 7 editions of the Hip Hop Arena Híbrida State Festival.
The Cia Híbrida is sponsored by law Incentive Culture in Brazil, through the Ministério da Cultura, Prefeitura da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro, Secretaria Municipal de Cultura, Unimed-Rio and Conservice. Companhia Híbrida integrates the residency program of the Choreographic Center of Rio de Janeiro.
PROJECTS ON TOUR
NON STOP – 2015
OLHO NÚ – 2014
MOTO SENSÍVEL – 2013
ESTÉREO TIPOS – 2010