A member of Klabin’s Passo Certo Program, 16 year-old Thamiris Schroeder was selected to join the Eliane Fetzer Dance Company at an audition held at the end of September in Curitiba.
Thamiris is participating with jazz and contemporary dance styles in the youth group from the Eliane Fetzer Dance Center, which is acknowledged nationally for having won awards at a number of festivals throughout Brazil.
Having been a participant of the program since its beginning in 2008, Thamiris has had a variety of experiences such as group presentations, duets, workshops, exhibitions and other dance-related events not only in Telemaco Borba but also in Ponta Grossa, Curitiba, Lages (SC) and São Paulo. “It was my first audition and I was delighted to have passed. My dream is to make ballet dancing my career”, she comments. Thamiris is the first ballet dancer, since the start of the project, to take up a professional career in dance.
The Passo Certo Program consists of Contemporary Dance and Capoeira activities for children and adolescents, from 6 to 17 years old, the sons and daughters of employees and its main objective is artistic self-expression and the appreciation of Culture and Art.
Klabin, Brazil’s biggest paper manufacturer and exporter, produces packaging paper and board, corrugated boxes, industrial bags and timber in logs. Founded in 1899, today it has 15 industrial plants in Brazil and one in Argentina. It is organized in three business units: Forestry, Paper (cartonboard and kraft paper) and Converting (corrugated board and industrial bags).
Sustainable Development guides the management of the company, in the pursuit of integrated, responsible growth which combines profitability, social development and environmental commitment. Consequently, it is a signatory to the UN Global Compact and looks for suppliers and business partners who adhere to the same ethical values, transparency and respect for the principles of sustainability.
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