Marisa Cordeiro

Teaching • Dance, Music

Marisa Cordeiro was born in Brazil and moved to Chicago in 1991. She founded Gingarte Capoeira with the objective of bringing the Brazilian martial art of capoeira and other cultural performing arts to the Chicago land area. She has dedicated over 30 years to the teaching of high-quality classes and presenting extraordinary cultural arts performances amounting, in this, manner, great experience both as a teacher and a performer.

Artist Information

Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
Years with Urban Gateways
  • 23
Areas of Expertise
  • Martial arts
  • Cultural dances
  • Music (percussion instruments and songs)
Learning Environments
  • Virtual
  • Hybrid
  • In-Person