An integral part of Gingarte Capoeira Chicago is the Gingarte Capoeira Performance Company, created in 1996 under the direction of Marisa Cordeiro, an accomplished performance artist who started her professional career with the international performance company Oba-Oba.
Performances including Capoeira, Maculelê, Samba, Dança Guerrera, and Puxada de Rede are available for a wide range of audiences. The specifics of each performance depend on the desires of the sponsoring group. Performance rates can occasionally vary, according to the financial ability of the sponsoring group.
Some examples of available performances follow:
Capoeira and African-Brazilian Dance (rates vary)
A 45 minute performance including Capoeira and a mix of dance forms in full costumes with live musical accompaniment.
Capoeira and Maculelê (rates vary)
A 20 minute performance including Capoeira and one additional dance form in full costumes with live musical accompaniment.
Capoeira (rates vary)
A 10-15 minute performance of Capoeira with live musical accompaniment.
Capoeira for Young Audiences (rates vary)
A 45 minute interactive performance of Capoeira. Students participate throughout the performance with call and response songs in Portuguese, simple movements, and an opportunity for questions and discussion.
Private Party performance (rates range from $200 to $3,000)