artistic direction and choreographer
Alex Soares has taken part in Brazil’s contemporary dance companies such as São Paulo City Ballet (BCSP), Balé Teatro Guaíra and Cisne Negro Dance Company, performing pieces by renowned choreographers like Ohad Naharin, Mauro Bigonzetti, Rami Levi, Gagik Ismailian, Itzik Galili, Angelin Preljocaj, Cayetano Soto, Oscar Araiz, Luis Arrieta,Henrique Rodovalho, among others.
His debut on choreography was in 2006 with Antiprisma, shown at the BCSP New Choreographers Workshop. His second piece "Solo a Dois (2008)" was performed in Curitiba and in São Paulo. Alex has studied filmmaking on a former school and produces videodances. His work For a lost moment (2009) was awarded as the best video at the Festival do Minuto 2010.WiiPrevisto (2009), his dance piece created for São Paulo City Ballet has been shown in Brazil as well in Europe - Switzerland, Germany and Netherlands - with great appreciation.
In 2010 Alex leaves São Paulo City Ballet to dedicate himself exclusively to choreograph as freelancer choreographer and create your own dance group, the Mov_oLA Project, focusing in dance installations, videodance and new formats in dance including new technologies.In 2011 he created Chromaqui Studies for Mov_oLA Project and was invited to create a videodance ( Perishable) for Noord Nederlandse Dans, dance company based in Groningen, The Nederlands. After that, he won a British Council prize in São Paulo to create Wii Som Disoriantations with Mov_oLA Project. In 2012 he was one of finalists of the 26th International Choreography Competiton in Hannover, Germany, with the duet "Coup de grâce'(finishing blow). Alex Soares won in the same year the “Pretty Creatives” choreographic competition at Northwest Dance Project in Portland, OR, where he created "Trace in Loss". Alex is working in a new piece for your company to be released in June, he was also invited to create a new piece for São Paulo City Ballet to premiere in September in São Paulo and november in Chicago for Hubbard Street Dance 2.