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May 2017

Save the date for Fernando Melo's new creation for the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet in Colorado, U.S.A. on July 8th, 2017.

December 2016

Melo's new work Kinder des Olymp, with music by Peteris Vasks performed live by the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra will have its world premiere at the Luzerner Theater in Switzerland on December 3rd, 2016.

September 2016

Excerpts from La distancia mas larga entre dos puntos will be presented at Milan Fashion Week as part of Serio Rossi's Press Presentation on September 23rd at Teatro Filodrammatici in Milano, Italy.

August 2016

Pepper's Ghost, Melo's new work for Norrdans will have its world premiere on the 11th of March 2017 in Härnösand, Sweden.

July 2016

The Creative Gesture opens at The Banff Center's on July 28th, 2016. Margaret Greenham Theatre, Banff, Canada.

June 2016

Melo's new work for Springboard Danse Montréal will open on June 23rd, 2016 at Place des Arts Montreal, Canada.

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2016 opens its 84th annual season with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet presenting Melo's work Re:Play on June 22nd, 2016.

May 2016

Save the date for the premiere of Fernando Melo's new full evening narrative work "Kinder des Olymp" for Luzerner Theater in Switzerland on December 3rd, 2016.

March 2016

Melo to collaborate with an outstanding international faculty of dance and physical theatre artists on a new creation for The Banff Center's dance program: The Creative Gesture. Premiere: July 28th, 2016. Margaret Greenham Theatre, Banff, Canada.

February 2016

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet celebrates their 20th anniversary with a new work by Fernando Melo: Re:Play. Premiere on February 13th, 2016 at the Aspen District Theatre in Colorado, U.S.A.

Florian Leopold Gassmann's Opera "L'Opera Seria" - Melo's new collaboration with director, set and costume designer, Patrick Kinmonth, has it's world premiere on February 9th, 2016 at La Monnaie in Brussels, Belgium.

November 2015

"If walls could speak" Melo's new evening length work for Ballet Hispanico will have its world premiere at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, U.S.A.

October 2015

On October 4th, 2015, Toes for Dance will be showing Melo's work "Shadow Waltz" at the Alvin Ailey Studios in New York, U.S.A.

Don't miss a preview of Melo's new evening length work for Ballet Hispanico New York in a free in-studio showing on Thursday, October 8th at the Ballet Hispanico Studios, 167 West 89th Street, N.Y., U.S.A.

"Bate" returns to Chicago, performed by Visceral Dance Chicago. Premiere on October 10th at the Harris Theater.

September 2015

Toes for Dance will be performing Melo's work "Shadow Waltz" in various cities in Canada. For performance dates and venues click here.

August 2015

"L'Opera Seria" by composer Florian Leopold Gassmann is Melo's newest collaboration with director and designer Patrick Kinmonth. With music direction by René Jacobs, the Opera will have its world premiere on February 9th, 2016 at La Monnaie in Brussels, Belgium.

June 2015

Melo's work "Sound of 34 feet" will be performed by Springboard Danse Montréal on June 27th, 2014 at Usine-C in Montreal, Canada.

May 2015

Save the date for Fernando Melo's new creation for the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet in Colorado, U.S.A. on the 12th of February, 2016.

April 2015

Melo to create a full-length evening for Ballet Hispanico New York in U.S.A. on November 20th, 2015 at the Apollo Theater, N.Y., U.S.A.

November 2014

Swedish TV chanel SVT1 featured a special on Melo's work, "Middle of Nowhere", click here to watch.

Fernando Melo's full length work, "Don Juan", was recently featured on the TV program Kultuzeit on Swiss television channel SFR. Click here to view.

The Opera "Solaris" by Detlev Glanert - directed by Patrick Kinmonth with choreography by Fernando Melo has its world premiere on November 2nd, 2014 at the Köln Oper in Germany.

October 2014

Fernando Melo's new full evening narrative work "Don Juan" with music by Christoph Willibald Gluck performed live by the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra will have its world premiere at the Luzerner Theater in Switzerland on October 1st, 2014.

"La distancia mas larga entre dos puntos," a full evening work created for the Cervantino Festival in collaboration with Tumàka't Danza Contemporánea, has its world premiere on October 12th, 2014 at the Teatro Cervantes in Guanajuato, Mexico.

June 2014

Richard Strauss's Opera "Daphne" - directed by Patrick Kinmonth with choreography by Fernando Melo has its premiere in Toulouse, France at the Théàtre du Capitole on June 15th, 2014.

Melo's work "Shadow Waltz" will be performed by Springboard Danse Montréal on June 27th, 2014 at Usine-C in Montreal, Canada.

April 2014

Melo to create a full evening work commissioned by the Cervantino Festival in México. The work will consist of a collaboration with Tumàka't Danza Contemporánea. Premiere October 12th, 2014 at the Teatro Principal in Guanajuato, Mexico.

March, 2014

Melo featured in Spring issue of performing arts magazine Auditorium. Click here to read the article.

Melo's new dance film "Nonstop" screens at CineDans on March 15th 2014 at EYE in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

"Middle of Nowhere", Melo's newest full-evening work for Norrdans will have its world premiere on March 8th in Härnösand, Sweden.

February, 2014

Melo to create a full-length evening for Tanz Luzerner Theater in Switzerland on October 1st, 2014.

December 2013

"The Creation" by Joseph Haydn directed by Patrick Kinmonth with choreography by Fernando Melo has its world premiere on the 11th of December, 2013 at the Ambika-P3 in London, UK.

November 2013

Fernando Melo directed and performed in the opening film for the Arts and Software Development Conference - ØREDEV. The film will be shown between the 4th and 8th of November at Slagthuset in Mälmo, Sweden. Click here to watch the film.

October 2013

Melo participates on the panel discussion Think Tank Dance on the 21st of October at the Kungsbacka Theater in Sweden. The panel consists of artists, dance critics and politicians and will discuss several aspects of the dance scene in Sweden including the development of contemporary dance.

August 2013

Save the date for the premiere of a new production of Strauss's "Daphne" for the Théàtre du Capitole in Toulouse, France, on June 15th, 2014 - directed by Patrick Kinmonth and choreographed by Fernando Melo.

June 2013

"The Creation" by Joseph Haydn is the new collaboration between choreographer Fernando Melo and director/designer Patrick Kinmonth. The work, commissioned by Vocal Futures, will have its premiere on the 11th of December, 2013 at the Ambika-P3 in London, UK.

April 2013

Mark your calendar for July 8th, 2013 - a new version of "Almost Home" will be performed by Fernando and friends from the GöteborgsOperans Danskompani at a Gala at the Mainfranken Theater Würzburg, Germany.

March 2013

Join Fernando for a workshop he's giving at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC on March 16th, 2013. Click here for more information.

February 2013

Melo to create a full-length evening on Norrdans in March, 2014. Visit the Norrdans website for more information.

December 2012

"Tending to Fall", Melo's new work for the GöteborgsOperans Danskompani will have its world premiere on December 6th at the GöteborgsOperans main stage.

October 2012

On October 13th, "Walk-In", Melo's latest creation for Luna Negra Dance Theater will have its world premiere at the Harris Theater in Chicago, U.S.A. For more information and tickets click here.

July 2012

Fernando Melo's work "Bate" will be performed by Luna Negra Dance Theater at the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival from July 18th to 22nd.

May 2012

Melo will be teaching a master class on notions of improvisation together with Moritz Ostruschnjak at the Tel Aviv Opera House on May 30th at 1 p.m. For more information click here.

March 2012

Melo begins his third collaboration with designer, Patrick Kinmonth, on a new work for the Göteborg Balett premiering December 6th, 2012 on the Gothenburg Opera's main stage.

January 2012

Save the date for Fernando Melo's new creation for Luna Negra Dance Theater on October 13th, 2012 in Chicago, USA at the Harris Theater. The audience-favorite, "Bate", will also make a re-appearance in this evening.

December 2011

"Bate" returns to Introdans next season. Catch its premiere at the Schouwburg Theater on October 13th, 2012 in Arnhem, Holland.

November 2011

Watch the video of Melo's collaboration with artists from OffSeason Dance at the Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art in September 2011. Click here to see the video.

October 2011

On October 28th, Melo's latest creation "Fountain" will have its world premiere with the TanzTheaterMünchen at the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz in Munich, Germany.

More info and tickets: www.staatstheater-am-gaertnerplatz.de

June 2011

The magazine Creative Europe publishes an article and interview with Fernando Melo.

Read the article here: www.creativeurope.com/A_Dance_Floor

April 2011

Melo participates on a panel discussion on contemporary dance in Sweden and Serbia on Saturday, April 16th at the National Theatre in Belgrade.

The topic of the discussion is the development of contemporary dance in Serbia and Sweden.

March, 2011

Save the date for the premiere of Melo's new work for TanzTheater München October 28th, 2011. Melo will collaborate once again with costume and set designer Patrick Kinmonth.

"Mahjong" will screen on April 10th at Dance in Focus, Bowdoin College, Maine, USA.

February, 2011

Melo begins his collaboration with Stephan Laks on a new work for OffSeason Dance. The premiere will take place in 2011, with tours and performance dates to be announced.

October, 2010

"The Guest House" premieres next month on November 12th and 13th at Dansens Hus in Stockholm, Sweden with the Göteborg Balett.

September, 2010

"Bate" will make its American debut with Luna Negra Dance Theater on October 16th in Chicago, USA at Harris Theater.

"Mahjong" screens at "Jumpstart" in San Francisco on October 16th at the new ODC Theater.

August, 2010

On September 19th, Melo's latest creation "The Guest House" will have its world premiere with the Göteborg Balett.

Watch TV4's report on "The Guest House"

June, 2010

"Mahjong" will screen at the Gothenburg Dance & Theater Festival on August 28th.

May, 2010

"Bate" will be performed by Introdans on June 25th and 26th at their end of season gala in Arnhem, Holland at the Schouwburg Theater.

"Mahjong" will screen a Dance Camera West at the REDCAT Theater in Los Angeles, CA.

Watch:
Dance Camera West Trailer: www.dancecamerawest.org/media_vid_2010dcwtrailer.htm
Fox news report on Dance Camera West: www.dancecamerawest.org/press_archives.htm

April, 2010

"Mahjong" screens at the following upcoming festivals:
Arizona Dance For Camera Film Festiva, USA.
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy, France.
DisOrient Film Festival, Eugene, OR, USA.

March, 2010

"Mahjong" wins Audience Award at the San Francisco Dance Film Festival, San Francisco, CA, USA.

November, 2009

"Mahjong" screens at InShadow International Video Dance Performance Festival, on November 24th in Lisbon, Portugal.
and at Shoot Goes West, on November 21st in Gothenburg, Sweden.

September, 2009

Introdans will premiere two works by Melo: "Bate" and new creation "Almost Home" at the Schouwburg Theater, on October 3rd in Arnhem, Holland.