This article is from 2008.
This lively lot are the real deal – 16 athletic performers straight from the streets, or favelas, of Brazil. Capoeira is termed ‘a fight disguised as a dance’ in their native land, and helps to channel energies into more creative endeavours. Featuring some of the finest musicians from the Bahia region of Brazil, the show promises to get pulses racing – both on stage and in the audience.
The World @ St George’s West, 07521 050265, 1–31 Aug, 7pm, £14 (£12; child £5).