Jorge Gonçalves

Jorge Gonçalves works in the performing arts as a curator, choreographer, dramaturg, producer, performer and teacher. He obtained, in 2014, the Amsterdam Master of Choreography at the Amsterdam University of the Arts, attended the Master in Artistic Performance - Dance (FMH, 2006), completed the Contemporary Dance Course at Balleteatro Escola Profissional (2005), and graduated in Engineering (FEUP, 2002). From 2009 to 2017, he co-founded and directed the performing arts programming structure, MEZZZANINE. In 2009, he was the artistic co-responsible and manager of OOPSA Associação and from 2008 to 2011, he co-founded and directed the production structure Obra Madrasta. Since 2006 he has been producing and presenting his artistic work in Portugal, Germany, Austria, Spain and Holland. Since 2003 she has collaborated and worked with several choreographers such as Anna Pehrsson, Clara Andermatt, Daniel Kok, DD Dorvillier, Dinis Machado, Elisabete Finger, Goro Tronsmo, Isabelle Schad, Keith Lim, Litó Walkey, Mathilde Monnier, Né Barros, Rebecka Stillman, Susana Otero and Ula Sickle. He has collaborated with various institutions on a national (Balleteatro, Ballet Contemporâneo do Norte, LaBInDança, Asas de Palco, MARTE, Casa da Música) and international (HZT and Tanzfabrik Berlin) level, directing workshops, and mentoring performing arts students. He is associate artist, artistic and pedagogical coordinator of Balleteatro's escola artística and serviço educativo since 2021.