Choreographer and dancer, has developed his work in connection with his academic studies and research. Started his training in ballet and later worked in contemporary dance and choreographic composition in the United States (Smith College). Concluded in her PhD in Dance (University of Lisbon) and in her Master in Dance Studies (Laban Center, London). She is researcher at the Philosophy Institute of the University of Porto in the Research Group of Aesthetics, Politics and Knowledge, where she achieved Post-Doctorate. Artistically, has been collaborated with several artists from music, theatre, cinema, fine arts, media arts, architecture. She is author of the books Performances e Pós-fenomenologia – Apropriação e Contacto, Da Materialidade na Dança; Dança: corpo e casa and editor of several publications. She has published several articles on topics such as aesthetics, dance philosophy, performance and dance composition. She is co-director of the collections “Aesthetics, Politics and Art” and “War Machines”, published by FLUP.
She is a professor at ESAP and has been invited to several institutions. Founder and Director of Balleteatro and Family Film Project - International Festival of Archive Cinema, Memory, Ethnography.