Bio Ederson Rodrigues Xavier

Bio Ederson Rodrigues Xavier

Ederson Rodrigues Xavier

Biography

Ederson Rodrigues Xavier

Website: edersonx.wixsite.com/ederson-xavier
Vimeo: vimeo.com/user7763394

Ederson has been the cinematographer of the Muscari Armeniacum trailer, and is currently involved in the concept development of new dance projects.

Currently he works as an independent filmmaker/choreographer/dancer, making multidisciplinary stage creations, and performances with focus on contemporary dance, music and film.

Born in Brazil, Xavier has been living and working in The Netherlands since 1993 as a professional dancer, choreographer, dance teacher and recently graduated as a filmmaker at SAE Amsterdam (BAH Middlesex University UK). He had self-educated on various styles of dance in Brazil including, Capoeira, Afro, Jazz, Modern and  Contemporary dance techniques. After having 2 years of Ballet, method RAD; without family or any government support, he decides to rails to Holland to study improvisation, release technique and choreography at the SNDO Theater School Amsterdam (School for new dance development).

In 2002 he was awarded best dancer with Swan Prize VSCD (Dutch Theater directions) Theater Dance Price because of his recognizable style: sharp, passionate and lyrical. (SCUM by Nanine Lining).

In 2009 he was awarded as Best Male Act with DudaPaivaCompany (puppetry and dance) with ”Malediction”, at the festival Baj Pomorski, Torun (PL).

In 1998 he made his first choreography for the ScapinoBallet Rotterdam annual workshop, since then he had created 11 choreographies for the company’s repertoire. Since 2005 he’s been expanding his independent work as a choreographer by developing a unique and intense dance language with interest in multidisciplinary collaboration work. Besides his independent work, Xavier continued making choreographies by commission for other dance companies and schools throughout Europe, Russia and South America.

In 1998 he made his first choreography for the ScapinoBallet Rotterdam annual workshop, since then he had created 11 choreographies for the company’s repertoire. Since 2005 he’s been expanding his independent work as a choreographer by developing a unique and intense dance language with interest in multidisciplinary collaboration work. Besides his independent work, Xavier continued making choreographies by commission for other dance companies and schools throughout Europe, Russia and South America.

As a filmmaker he has worked for:
ScapinoBallet Rotterdam (performances registrations with 4 cameras– TV commercials – trailers – Film)
Korzo Theater Productions (performances registrations with 2 cameras– TV commercials – trailers)
Dansmakkers Amsterdam (performances registrations 2 cameras – TV commercials – trailers)
DPC Duda Paiva Company (performances registrations 4 cameras – TV commercials – trailers – Film)

  • Among other independent choreographers, directors, in the field of arts.
  • Experienced editor with Adobe Premiere CC, After effects CC and Photoshop CC.
  • Experienced cameraman.

As a Choreographer he worked for:
Transitions dance company (UK)
Scapino Ballet Rotterdam (NL)
Het National Ballet Junior (NL)
Amsterdam Dans Group (NL)
Leineroebana Dance Company (NL)
Thomas Noone Dance Company (ES)
Samadhi Dance Company (NL)
Quasar Company of Dance (BR)
Das Los Dance Company (BR)
Basileu e França Dance Group (BR)
Foltz Dance Company (NL)

He has worked as a dancer with the following companies:
Jiri Kylian – Voice and Dance, Improvisation. (2014)
Leineroebana Dance Company (several productions/NL)
Nanine Linning (2004-2006/NL)
DPC DudaPaivaCompany – (Malediction/Love Dolls/Bird-NL/BR/rehearsal director)
ScapinoBallet Rotterdam Soloist & House choreographer (1997-2004/NL)
Paul Selwyn Norton (1995/NL), Frankfurt Ballet (1997 SubRosa/DT, choreography assistant)
Djazzex (1996-1997/NL)
Quasar Dance Company (1988-1993/BR)

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