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Marina Magalhães

Marina Magalhães

Lecturer

Marina Magalhães is an award-winning choreographer and seasoned dancer and teacher from Brazil based in Los Angeles. Magalhães's work lives at the intersection between healing and provoking, social and concert dance, personal and political narrative, and traditional and contemporary practices. She has shared her choreography and unique movement approach throughout the US, Brazil, Cuba, Botswana and South Africa, earning her an LA Weekly Theater Award for Best Choreography and critical acclaim from LA Dance Review, "the type of show that keeps concert dance relevant in our lives", and Creative Feel Magazine, "riveting... a physical and emotional feat". Magalhães is a graduate of UCLA’s World Arts & Cultures/Dance Department, where she received the 4-year International Moss Scholarship. She is constantly crossing borders, in dance and life, and thus, builds bridges.

Marina Magalhães

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Department of Dance
121 Arts Building

Tel: (951) 827-3944
Fax: (951) 827-4651

Graduate Program Inquiries: danceadvising@ucr.edu

Undergraduate Program Inquiries: judith.llausas@ucr.edu

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