Private Project

there is a bit of white between my heart and my stomach - the space issue

  • Cristina Mendanha
  • Cristina Mendanha
  • arte total
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    15 minutes 51 seconds
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    December 21, 2014
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Director Biography - Cristina Mendanha

From 1981 to 1983 was a scholarship from the Ministry of Culture in Professional Training School of Companhia Nacional de Bailado. In 1989 finished her Degree in Fine Arts-Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of OPorto. Gets the Teaching Certificate in 1995, Royal Academy of Dance, London. Master in Art, Craft and Design Education, University of Surrey Roehampton, with the title of the thesis 'Fine arts as art education', in 2001. In 1992 founded the Arte Total, which holds the position of Art Director and Teacher. Since 1999 produces the program Salvo Conduto with choreographers Romulus Neagu, Maria Inês Villasmil, Vicente Trinidade, Paulo Henrique, Joana Providência, Aldara Bizarro, Peter Michael Dietz, Paula Castro, Cristina Graça, Margarida Serrão, Paola Moreno, Maria Reis Lima, Teresa Fabião, Madalena Victorino and Valentina Parravicini. Choreographed pieces - Diário de n , Corpo Kodak, DiZei Beckett in the House, Tiques, Passagem, Onde Só A Asa Pode Chegar, Kaus, Nadir , Guelra -Canis Majoris e Escadas Zero. Tutor in Dance and Theatre, Culture Programme / Institute of Employment and Vocational Training - Ministry of Culture / Portuguese Institute of Performing Arts in 2000. From 2009-2012 was a Invited Assistant at Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo-ESE. Advisory Board Member of Theatro Circo de Braga, since 2006. Team Member of the Artistic Capital of Culture Guimarães - Community Area, 2010-2012. PhD in Arts Education in Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto, 2017.

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