Let’s occupy the streets
Let’s occupy the schools
Let’s occupy the theatres
Let’s occupy everything
Their lives were changed forever by the high school occupations of 2015 and 2016 in Brazil.
Using dance, live music and performance they tell their extraordinary story. Get up close to the action as real life invades the stage for a party, a protest, an uprising.
coletivA ocupação is composed of students from different districts of São Paulo and they make projects that sit between art, activism and education. They regularly present their work at festivals and have toured to sell out audiences across Brazil.
Not sure what to expect? Watch the trailer below to get a feel for the style of the performance.
Performed in Portuguese with English surtitles.
This event takes place at Moss Side Millennium Powerhouse
Moss Side Millennium Powerhouse, 140 Raby St. Manchester, M14 4SL
Directed by Martha Kiss Perrone.
Part of Resistance in Residence, a British Council programme.
A collaboration between Contact and Transform.
Made with support from Casa do Povo, Forma Certa and Converse.
Supported by British Council and The University of Manchester.
Image credit: Mayra Azzi