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I was born in Brazil and am based in Zurich since 1999. My dance background includes ballet, modern, contemporary dance and improvisation. I have a degree in languages and hold a Master of Science in Dance Science from Trinity Laban (UK), which was made possible through a 'Werkstipendium' awarded by the City of Zurich. As a dancer I have worked with Cie. Drift, William Forsythe, Gisela Rocha, Michel Schröder, Massimo Furlan and Corsin Gaudenz, among others.
I have extensive teaching experience and have been giving contemporary dance training, ballet and nonlinear training and workshops in Brazil and various European countries.
As a choreographer, I have co-produced extensively with Gessnerallee Zürich since 2003 and have had the opportunity to collaborate also with Schauspielhaus and Tanzhaus Zürich, as well as Rote Fabrik.
As a dance expert I have been part of various judging panels, including Zürcher Theater Spektakel, Migros Kulturprozent and Scuola e Teatro Dimitri.
Among the awards and grants I received are the 'Bolsa Virtuose', Brazilian Ministry of Culture (BR); 'Kulturelle Auszeichnung der Stadt Zürich'; 'Video Documentation Prize', Swiss Dance Archive; 'Werkstipendium der Stadt Zürich'.
I am presently a PhD candidate at Centre for Dance Research (C-DaRE) at CoventryUniversity/UK as part of the research project "Research Video" funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation .
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