Dancer & Choreographer
Mozambican dancer and choreographer, Horácio Macuácua is the artistic director of the Dance Company bearing his name. Companhia Horácio Macuacua develops projects open to the creativity of all collaborators and always with the intention that all of the them have the space to explore their choreographic universes. Macuácua has directed the works COMUM, Orobroy, stop! (awarded the 1st place in the competition of Danse l'Afrique Danse Festival in 2010), Smile if you can!, Fighting room, Convoy, Trampled Rose and Paradise is not in the sky!. He is a founding member of Culturarte, the first contemporary dance company in Mozambique. He has collaborated as a dancer and creator with choreographers Cristina Moura, Thomas Hauert, Pablo Colbert, George Khumalo and David Zambrano (whom he considers his master and mentor).