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Sun, 04 Aug


Village Nation


Afro Brazilian Workshop: 1pm Samba No Pé Workshop: 3pm


Time & Location

04 Aug 2024, 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Village Nation, 70 O'Riordan St, Alexandria NSW 2015, Australia

About the Event

One of Rio’s top Carnaval artists, Marcio Dellawegah is a phenomenal choreographer and Brazilian dance instructor specialising in Samba and Afro Brazilian dance. Marcio will bring his wealth of expertise and deep passion for sharing his art to these workshops with technique work, feeling and connection and dynamic flair. Don’t miss this invaluable opportunity to learn Samba and Afro Brazilian dance from one of the greatest!

Marcio’s expertise in Samba and Afro Brazilian dance stems from a lifetime of immersion in his art and culture. He spent 19 years with the renowned Salgueiro Samba school where he was a dancer in the Maculele (Afro) ala then Passista for 11 years. Marcio has also been a principal dance artist with the Escola Carioca de Danças Negras (Rio’s School of Afrocentric dance) throughout his life.

Known as the “Rei do giro”, Marcio is currently the Artistic Director of Passistas for the 2023 Carnaval champion Samba school, Imperatriz Leopoldinense. His many accolades include winning the Brazil Samba World Champions in 2018, being crowned the King of Passistas do Salgueiro in 2022 and King of Carnaval in Switzerland 2024.


  • Full Day Workshop Pass

    Sale ends: 04 Aug, 3:05 pm

    Access to both workshops with Márcio Dellawegah. 1pm - 2:30pm: Afro Brazilian 3:00pm - 4:30pm: Samba No Pé

  • Afro Brazilian Workshop

    Sale ends: 04 Aug, 1:00 pm

    1pm - 2:30pm This workshop will delve into powerful Afro Brazilian movement from fundamentals to some Orixa movement and Batuque. Filled with meaning and connection to the roots of the culture, this workshop is a must for all Brazilian dance enthusiasts.

  • Samba No Pé Workshop

    Sale ends: 04 Aug, 3:00 pm

    3:00pm - 4:30pm Level up your Samba no pé technique, Passista styling, musicality and confidence/ presence. Marcio’s wealth of experience as a passista and director and his dynamic flair for styling and performance is sure to bring out the best in your Samba.




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