Marina Abib Candusso is a dancer and foundress of the Soma Company from São Paulo, Brazil. With her Degree in Social Sciences she develops ongoing research, through theoretical references and fieldwork experiences, about the construction of a contemporary corporeality developed through the matrix of Brazilian traditional dances.
Besides participating in the shows “Passo” and “Naturalmente - Teoria e Jogo de uma Dança Brasileira” from Antonio Nobrega, Marina participated as a choreographer and dancer in the feature film “Brincante”, directed by Walter Carvalho. With her company won the awards ProAC of dance research and Klauss Vianna for new creations, in Brazil. She danced all over her country and traveled around Europe teaching and performing her work.