Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival


Edition 2021


Jonas Lopes - Artist, Choreographer, Dancer and Fado Singer

Jonas Lopes

Jonas Lopes, a Portuguese artist, began his artistic career at the Chapitô school. During the course he was awarded an artistic residency of musical composition in Italy and did a professional internship in Teatro São Luiz as an interpreter in the play Cabeças no Ar

In 2007 he moves to London where he attends free training at Pineapple Dance Studios and Circus Space University. Curiously he started his career as a professional Fadista in London. In 2011 he edits the album Fado Mutante distinguished with the prize Carlos Paredes 2012.

In 2010 he integrates in Escola Superior de Dança where he meets his partner Lander Patrick. The two begin a professional duo as co-creators that remains to this day. Their repertoire includes the pieces Cascas d'OvO (2013), Matilda Cartola (2014), Arrastão (2015) and Adorabilis (2017). The duo also directed the community projects Playback in the festival Materiais Diversos 2013, as well as the play Caruma (2014) proposed by Estufa -Plataforma Cultural.

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