Evandro dos Passos Xavier

Artist-In-Residence

Evandro Passos is an actor, ballet dancer, and choreographer. He holds an M.A. from Universidade Estadual Paulista in Scenic Arts. He also has a degree in Afro-Brazilian Studies from PUC- Minas, and is a social worker. He is the director of Associação Socio-cultural Bataka, created in 1982, with the goal of empower young blacks from slums through the Afro-Brazilian dances. He likes to dance, run, and watch films and plays.  He is our artist-in-residence.