Lisbon, Lisbon , Portugal

Isabel Valverde is a choreographer, performer and trans-disciplinary researcher. Practices Contact Improvisation for over 20 years in Amsterdam, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Riverside and is co-founder and co-facilitator of Contacto Improvisação Lisboa Jam since 2006, and of Festival Danças Híbridas – Contact Improvisation and Somatic Practices since 2013. Undergrad in Dance (FMH/UTL, PT), completes the School for New Dance Development (SNDD/AHK, NL), MA in Inter-Artes (IAC/SFSU, Fulbright scholar, USA) and Ph.D. in Dance History and Theory (Dep.Dance/UCRiverside, BD/FCT, USA). Returning to Portugal, completes 2 post-docs in Dances and Technologies (BPD/FCT) and continues the development of research and creation in Somatics and Technological Dances at GAIPS/INESC-ID – Intelligent Agents and Synthetic Characters Group, and Pólo UAb-CIAC/Computational Arts and Creative Media. http://isabelcvalverde.blogspot.com/

CONTACT: Isabel Valverde, , http://isabel-valverde.branded.me
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