Dance Creations

Among her authorial and international choreographic projects are: "Fôlego" (2022), "Wheel of Radical Affection" (2021), VAWM (2020), the trilogy NINGUÉMMESOLTA [Don't Lose Me] (2018-2020) and "Pequenos Atos para desacostumar" (2014) .

Fôlego [2022] Balé da Cidade de São Paulo

In celebration of the 4th decade of existence of Centro Cultural São Paulo, Rafaela Sahyoun signs the conception of a new creation, Fôlego. Made for 9 dancers from the Balé da Cidade de São Paulo in a significant return to the Sala Adoniran Barbosa at CCSP.

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Wheel of Radical  Affection [2021] PERA School of Performing Arts 

A creation commissioned by PERA - School of Performing Arts - GAU, designed for the Bachelor's Degree in Dance and premiered onsite in Cyprus. The creation was invited to integrate Buffer Fringe Festival in Cyprus in the following edition of the festival next October 2021

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VAWM [2020/2021] PERA School of Performing Arts

Creation commissioned by PERA - School of Performing Arts - GAU for students in the Bachelor Degree in Dance

It was created initially at the University (February 2020) and continued remotely due to the pandemic; it had its premiere in 2021.

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NINGUEMMESOLTA [Don't Lose Me]  [Part III -  2020]

It developed into a trilogy over three years.

[2020] Featured in the Festival El Cruce, Rosário - Argentina. Produced by the festival and executed through an online virtual residency between Brazil, Germany, and Argentina and performed virtually at the 19th Edition of Festival El Cruce.

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NINGUEMMESOLTA [Don't Lose Me] [Part II - 2020]

[2020] Featured in the Localize Festival, Potsdam - Germany. Produced by the festival and executed through an online virtual residency between Brazil and Germany and performed onsite at Localize Festival.

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NINGUEMMESOLTA [Don't Lose Me] [Part I- 2018 - 2019]

[2018] Premiered and produced by A Casa Aberta, São Paulo - Brazil 

[2019] Artistic Resident at TanzFabrik, Berlin - Germany. Inviting local guest artists to collaborate in the frame of research process followed by public showing.


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