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Artist, curator, teacher, consultant for cultural projects and director of the Gestus Group.

Dance artist and consultant for cultural projects. She acts as a dancer and teacher in several countries in South America and Europe.

Graduated in Literature with qualification in Portuguese / French / Greek by Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP - Araraquara).

PhD in Communication and Semiotics (PUCSP) with research in Public Policies in Dance.

Post-doctorate in Dance and Politics at Université Côte d’Azur (CTEL - LASH), under the supervision of Marina Nordera.

Professor at the Federal University of Bahia (Postgraduate Program in Dance - PPGDança, EAD in Dance, PRODAN and Postgraduate Program in Performing Arts - PPGAC).

Leader of the ÁGORA research group: ways of being in dance (UFBA - CNPq).

Visiting researcher of the research group Human Connection Project (USP and Harvard University).

Visiting scholar at Universidad Laica Eloy Alfaro (Manta / Ecuador) and at the Instituto de Bellas Artes (Asunción / Paraguay).

Associate member of the Center Transdisciplinaire d'Épistémologie de la Littérature et des arts vivants (CTEL) of the Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (UNS)

Director of Gestus Group and creator of the Iracema Nogueira Municipal School of Dance (Araraquara / SP / Brazil).

Curator and coordinator of the International Dance Festival of Araraquara (SP / Brazil), of the Boi Estrela de Igatu Festival (Bahia / Brazil) and of ORIzzontale: incontri per estar (Brescia / Italia).

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