Born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Winnie Dias is a dancer, choreographer and director based in Berlin Germany.
In 2008, after winning the International Dance Festival in Brasilia, she was offered a scholarship to study at the University of performing arts in Mannheim, where later she received her Masters Degree in Dance, followed by an engagement as apprentice dancer with the Staatsballett Karlsruhe.
In 2010 she was a guest dancer with the Ballet du Rhin in Mulhouse, France and in 2011 she became a member of the newly grounded Bundesjugendballett (German National Youth Ballet), directed by John Neumeier and Kevin Haigen, after 2 years she subsequently joined The Hamburg Ballet.
She perform in many cities around the world such as Tokyo, Moscow, St. Petersburg, London, Vienna, Shanghai, Beijing, Muscat, Cannes, Chicago, Washington DC, Madrid, San Francisco, Verona, Venice, Copenhagen, Luxembourg and all around Germany.
Since August 2017 Winnie is working as a freelancer dancer, choreographer and director, performing as guest artist with dance companies as well as creating/directing her own performance works and films.