Who We Are

SambaViva brings Brazil to you!

SambaViva is an internationally recognized dance and music ensemble dedicated to authentically presenting and promoting Brazilian culture. Vivacious, striking, and engaging, SambaViva brings the energy of Brazil to all occasions.

Our dazzling, dynamic, and versatile dancers are seasoned professionals with years of performance experience. SambaViva dancers embody the mood of the many genres we offer by creating a high-energy, immersive experience for the senses: a feast of color, movement and pure emotion. With bold choreographies and contagious rhythm, a SambaViva show is undeniably captivating, spectacular and unforgettable!

SambaViva performs on a wide variety of stages, including in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and beyond. We are Boston-based and available to travel both domestically and internationally.

Have us at your …

  • Wedding
  • Birthday
  • Corporate Event
  • Holiday Party
  • Cultural Festival

… and other festive occasions.

In addition to our range of dance styles, SambaViva can offer family friendly costumes. Just ask!

What makes SambaViva exceptional?

SambaViva has strong ties to Brazilian dance communities around the globe. Our dancers train regularly with sought-after dance professionals in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, New York, Los Angeles, among others. We are a direct link to the ever-evolving Brazilian dance and music styles.

SambaViva works with some of the most talented and vibrant musicians and percussionists in the area. Our partners, Grupo Camarote and Batucalá, bring deep knowledge of Brazilian rhythms, creativity and musicality, and electrifying energy to our collaboration.

Hire us and dance with us!

SambaViva has been offering samba and Afro-Brazilian classes for over 10 years. Classes are a cornerstone of our mission to share our enthusiasm for Brazil with people of all ages, genders, and experience levels. Our weekly classes aim to create a supportive environment for students to develop technical competence and a joy of movement and expression!

The SambaViva dancer training program leads aspiring dancers through several stages of technique and training. The program is designed with the goal of developing dancers to join the professional performance team. Acceptance into the training program is by invitation only, based on audition.

Mission

To be a vibrant presence in New England by delivering a wide range of Brazilian arts-related services designed to entertain and educate.

Vision

To be the leading source of Brazilian cultural experiences and education in the performing arts in New England.

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