The Mozambican dancer and choreographer is the artistic director of the dance
company which bears his name. Horacio Macuacua develops projects that aim to
go beyond established forms. Flexibility of mind and availability to catch the
moment translate movement instantly into compositions that are complex and
elaborated, displaying depth and playfulness, darkness and light. Each
composition is a journey to reinvent and transform within the parameters of
He has carried out his projects: COMUM, Canais, Orobroy, Stop! (1st Prize and
Puma Creative Prize at Danse l’Afrique Danse Festival 2010), Smile If You Can!,
Fighting room, Convoy, Paradise is not in the sky!, Theka, Birds don’t just fly!
And Un Baile.
Horacio has collaborated with choreographers Cristina Moura, Thomas Hauert,
Panaibra Gabriel (CulturArte), Wim Vandekeybus/Última Vez ,... and David
Zambrano, considering him his maestro and mentor.
As a teacher he has given classes and workshops in France, Germany, Spain,
Belgium, Holland, Cyprus, USA, South Korea, Brazil, South Africa,