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Faculdade de Motricidade Humana | Universidade de Lisboa
Estrada da Costa
1499-002 Cruz Quebrada - Dafundo
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Teresa Simas is a doctoral student at the FMH_UTL. As the MA of FMH in arts performance - dance. Studied at the Lisbon dance school (conservatory), at State Dance School of Kiev in Ukraine, and at GITIS University of Dramatic Arts in Moscow. Studie Cunningham technique at the Merce Cunningham Institute in New York. Was a professional dancer at in Kiev at the Kiev Chamber Ballet in Ukraine and at the Russian Chamber Ballet and the Dietzki Musicalni Teather in Moscow. In Portugal danced at several dance companies such as Dança Grupo or Gulbenkian Ballet . In UK danced at Bare Bones Dance Company - In France at the Ballet Preljocaj. As choreographer, started in Moscow at GITIS . Later her works were seen at the Purcell Room at the South Bank and Momentum Choreography Festival in London, in Estonia, at the Kuressaare Kammermuusika Paevad, in Almada International Choreography Platform, at the Centro Cultural de Belém in Portugal. Guest teaches at several institutions, such as NND/Galili Dance and Academia de Dança de Setúbal or FMH. In London thaugt at Bird College and Millennium College as a Cunningham technique teacher. She is a Tutor at the Portuguese Gymnastics Federation and a co author of the manuals writen and edited by FGP in dance and composition. Co-author of the radio programe Dança Falada, Falar a dança. Have participated in several International dance conferences and was a co-author in the Internacional dance conference in Nice 2011, and in Lisbon at the Re: 2º Fórum Internacional Itinerários Musicais - Música e Gesto. Is a co-founding member of the Portuguese Chamber Orchestra. www.teresasimas.com

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Research Group: Dance Studies