Brazilian-born dancer and teacher, Felipe is experienced in classical ballet, TV, musical theater, and specializes in contemporary and jazz techniques.
A sampling of Felipe's earlier dancing in Brazil on stage and rehearsal.
Dancentral - CCSU
Assisting Professor Catherine Fellows, Felipe is Guest Artist Teacher for the Dance Education Program at CCSU (Central Connecticut State University), and Dance Coaching/Choreographer for the Dancentral (CCSU Dance Company). Felipe choreographed for two spring productions the “Sunshine”, a tribute show to the Allman Brothers Band where also Felipe performed two solos; “Gopak” a classical variation and “Whipping Post” a contemporary solo named after the ABB famous song choreographed by Catherine Fellows and “Connected” where performed “Curtain'“ by Pascal Rekoert and “Viduus” by Erica Nelson, also choreographed a jazz piece '“Reigning”. [Photos by John Atashian and BeckOff Photo]
USCB - Beaufort Community Nutcracker
Felipe was the guest artist as a principal dancer to perform the role of Sugar Plum Cavalier at the Beaufort Community Nutcracker in Beaufort, SC. Produced and directed by Melissa Derrick and the University of South Carolina.
CT Theater Dance Company
Felipe is dancing with CT Theater Dance Company as a principal dancer, performing works by Rodney Rivera, Alejandro Ulloa and artistic direction by Michelle Sperry. Some highlights include Blue for Dance, Sabor Caribe and Entwined. [Photos by LarJ Photography]
Felipe danced with MB during seasons 2015 to 2017 performing ballets directed by Goran Subotic, Sergei Vanaev, Lauren Edson and Gabrielle Lamb. Some highlights include Carmina Burana, Taiko, La Paloma, Shot!, Sun&Steel, and The Nutcracker Spectacular and The Little Mermaid whre Felipe choreographed his role as a Chef Louis. [Photos by Aleks Subotic and Delphine Patane]
The Little Mermaid
Felipe as Scutle during the off-Broadway Brazilian production of the Disney's musical "The Little Mermaid" in 2014. [Photos by Marcelo Verdial and Gustavo Olmos]
Ciranda Ciranda Ciranda
Felipe as Gabriel - O Soldado Cabeça de Papel on the original Brazilian musical production "Ciranda, Ciranda, Ciranda" by Daniel Salve in 2013. [Photos by Dickson Resstel and Rhama Freitas]
The Lion King
Felipe as Pumba on the off-Broadway Brazilian production of the Disney's musical "The Lion King" in 2012. [Photos by Gustavo Olmos and Nando Dalberto]
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Felipe as Clopin on the off-Broadway Brazilian production of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" in 2011. [Photos by Dickson Resstel]
Bibi Ferreira Awards
In 2013 Bibi Ferreira Awards began, honoring the best musicals produced in Brazil. Felipe was an original ensemble cast member with Brazil's famous singer Alessandra Maestrini. Choreography by Vivien Fortes and direction by Daniel Salve and Marllos Silva. [Photos by Premio Bibi Ferreira, Cena Musical, Naira Nessa and Carla de Conti]
Shows and Television
From 2010 to 2013, Felipe performances included the televised New Year's special "Show da Virada", on Rede Globo channel throughout Brazil and around the globe. Choreography by Vivien Fortes and direction by Aloysio Legey.
In 2011, Felipe was on tour as a dancer with Brazilian singer Daniel performing the show "Raízes".