Brazilian-born Swiss choreographer, Guilherme Botelho started his dance career in Sao Paulo. He was later hired by the Grand Théâtre ballet in Geneva and spent ten years with them until he created his own company, Alias, in 1994. A keen observer of the paradoxes in our daily lives, the tensions that dwell in social relations and the questions that currently face the world, Botelho queries, through his creations, the reality of our existence and explores the major themes in the human condition. His shows seem to sound out the greatest depths in the human soul.
Alias is an independent contemporary dance company created in Geneva in 1994 by the dancer and choreographer Guilherme Botelho. Since its inception, the company has produced more than twenty-five shows crowned by international success, as reflected by the nearly five hundred performances given in twenty countries of Europe, Africa, Asia, and North and South America. Alias’ creations cast a shrewd, uncompromising look on our daily lives. The company has made of mission of seeing through appearances and unravelling habits, calling our convictions into question, and searching for hidden, unexplored or unusual points of view.
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