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Faculdade de Motricidade Humana | Universidade de Lisboa
Estrada da Costa
1499-002 Cruz Quebrada - Dafundo
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Tel: (+ 351) 21 414 9179


Rita Vilhena is a choreographer and researcher on dance and movement in cultural or religious events in different communities and the body as culture or sacred place; walking through different ethnic and historical realities. Professional dancer since 2003 whose main motivation is the idea of transformation and participation, driven by intuition. Established in 2005 the Baila Louca Foundation (Rotterdam / The Netherlands). She is a dance teacher, is part of the Contact Improvisation Amsterdam and in Lisbon, the Modern Dance Theater School (Amsterdam), Arnhem Dance Academy - ARTEZ, Dansateliers in Rotterdam, Dance for professionals in Station Zuid Tilburg and several international festivals. She has a barcharelato in Dance (CODARTS), a degree in Dance (ESD), a master's degree in Performing Arts (FCSH) and works as a researcher at INET-md (Instituto de Etnomusicologia - Music and Dance Studies Center) , FMH pole.