Founder of Groovement
I am a dancer, choreographer and teacher born in Portugal and based in Arnhem, The Netherlands.
Born in 1990, I studied at the National Dance Conservatory in Lisbon and continued my studies at ArtEZ Dance Academy - University of the Arts, Arnhem graduating in 2014.
Throughout my journey I danced for choreographers such as Joeri Dubbe, Jéròme Meyer & Isabelle Chaufaud and Sita Ostheimer. I co-founded Danscollectief Arnhemse Meisjes, created pieces such as "Ha ha ha ha" - Christina de Chatel Award selection, "Suppressed Dialogues vol. 1", "To React Upon" and "Set Setting". My latest creation is "Out Of My Mind", a solo for Julia Heider.
I teach workshops and classes such as at the pre-professional educations of ArtEZ in Arnhem and Enschede, the Creative Contemporary of RijnIjssel in Arnhem and gave a masterclass at Beta Publica Showcase, at Compañía Nacional de Danza - Madrid.
In September 2019 I joined MOMO Theaterwerkplaats and I keep close collaborations with music, fine arts and inclusion.
In September 2020 I started the Master Dance and Movement Therapy in Codarts, Rotterdam.
Photo: Richard Beukelaar
“Set Setting”, choreographed and danced by Fernanda Silva
Den Haag, 2018