Wagner Moreira – BRA/GER
Choreographer – Performer – Teacher
Contemporary Dance and Classical Ballet (R.A.D)
Master of Arts Choreography
Wagner Moreira was born in Barbacena – Brazil and began studying dance in Brazil in 1991, continuing his education in other countries like Germany, Belgium, Portugal, Austria and USA. Additionally, Wagner’s corporal technique in Classical Ballet and Contemporary Dance was developed with teachers from Brazil, Argentina, Belgium, USA, England, Cuba, Italy, Russia, Poland, Netherlands and Germany.
As a contemporary dancer, Wagner achieved awards in many dance festivals. In 2001, he became a registered teacher of the “Royal Academy of Dance” of London. As choreographer and corporal trainer, Wagner worked, among other things, on the piece “Ser Minas Tão Gerais,” with the singer Milton Nascimento, Meninos de Aracuaí and the theatre group Ponto de Partida (Brazil). In Portugal, he attended the “Continents in Movement -1998”, meeting of cultures in Dance History, promoted by the Dance Department of Faculty of Human Kynetics at the Technical University of Lisbon.
As a choreographer he worked in different companies and production in Germany. Also, Wagner has worked as a dancer and guest contemporary teacher in different companies and projects, like the project “Interventionen” in Görlitz 2010, supported by the Europe Union and “Bundesministerium für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend” and “Europäischer Sozialfonds für Deustschland”. In 2010 he was awarded the scholarship for the ChoreoLAB at the Danubio University Krems– Austria.
In 2011 got the scholarship for the “International Choreographer in Residency” (ICR) program by American Dance Festival at the Durham University in North Carolina-USA.
In 2012 he received the Prize of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for committed international students. The prize will be awarded to the Brazilian graduate students in professional choreography for his outstanding social and intercultural commitment.
Wagner Moreira is one the participants of the Choreographers`Venture -2012 by Impulstanz in Vienna
In 2013 he worked as a guest choreographer for Grupo de Danca 1° Ato (BRA) as well as teacher and choreographer for the AT WORK Projekt – Autumn 2013 Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden.
He received the Award ” Prêmio Cena Minas” 2013 with the piece “só um pouco a.normal” with Grupo de Dança 1° Ato from Belo Horizonte Brazil.
Wagner Moreira has a two years Scholarship as Master Class Student at Palucca University of Dance Dresden and was Artist in Residence 2014/2015 and Guestteacher at University of Applied Sciences Görlitz/Zittau.