Espaço Corpo Seguro, Rua Camuirano, 76/203 - Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 22270-020, Brazil

Fernando’s main artistic formation is:
Scenic Arts at the University of Rio de Janeiro; Circus at the National School of Circus of Rio de Janeiro; Dance and Therapy Through Movement at the School of Contemporary Dance and Body Expression Angel Vianna (Rio de Janeiro); Organic Music working and collaborating during twenty years with Ricardo Oliveira, the creator of this approach. (see more:
He complements this formation in free courses and workshops of:
Contemporary Dance, Contact Improvisation and movement technique with: Graciela Figueroa (Uruguay), Julien Hamilton (England), Nien-Mari Chatz (Germany), Nienke Reehorst (Holland), Natalie Schulman (France), Steve Paxton (USA), among others. Clown and Buffon with Phillipe Gaulier (France) and Gabriel Chamé (Argentina). Corporal Mime with Kenny Cohen (USA).
As performer he was one of the founders of Intrépida Trupe the pioneer (1986) of New Circus language in Brazil. He moved to Spain, from 1991 to 1997, to work and direct the street theatre company Vagalume Teatro.
Potential Artist of Cirque de Soleil (approved in their casting as physical actor in 2000).
As Body trainer and choreographer, he worked with Brazilian and Spanish companies (Dani Lima, Regina Miranda, Teatro del Velador, etc).
As teacher he supplied classes of:
Dance, in the University of Pernambuco (Brazil) and in the National School of Circus (RJ-Brazil). Acrobatic Expression, in School for New Dance Development (Amsterdam). Acrobatic Dance, in the Instituto Andaluz del Deporte (Spain). Acrobatics, at the Instituto del Teatro de Sevilla (Spain).
Now he is based in Rio de Janeiro, since 1997, working in the approach between Organic Music and C.I. where he leads different groups in internal research as well in interactive performances that joins ethnic polyphonies, movement and spirituality.
Since more than 15 years, Fernando is one of the most active introducers of Contact Improvisation in Brazil, involved on teaching and spreading the technique. Along this time, he participated as teacher and mover in Festivals, workshops, dance and theater companies training, organization of jam sessions in different cities in Brazil and outside: Chile, Spain, Israel, Italy and Holland. He is also the founder of Contact in Rio. (see more in
He has his own Studio (Corpo Seguro), reference of C.I. in Rio, where receives groups as well individuals for training and artistic advice and organizes a Contact jam monthly.

CONTACT: FERNANDO NEDER, (** 55 21) 22662579, ,
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