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fernando melo choreographer

fernando melo

fernando melo is originally from rio de janeiro, brazil. at the age of 16 he was awarded a scholarship to train at the vienna state opera ballet. he has been in europe ever since, building his career as a dancer and choreographer and creating works around the world. among the companies he has choreographed for are: göteborgsoperans danskompani (sweden), where he is also currently rehearsal director; deutsche oper am rhein düsseldorf (germany), introdans (holland), staatstheater am gärtnerplatz münchen (germany), luzerner theater (switzerland), luna negra dance theater (u.s.a.), norrdans (sweden), ballet hispanico new york (u.s.a), aspen santa fe ballet, (u.s.a) and the banff center (canada).

fernando also choreographs for opera. his recent projects include works for vocal futures in london, (u.k.), théâtre du capitole in toulouse, (france), oper köln (germany) and la monnaie in brussels, (belgium).

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