BTB Guest Teachers 2017 / 2018

Sara Lourenco



Born: Portugal. Education: Bachelor Degree in Performing Arts from “Escola Superior de Danca” in Lisbon; Post- graduate studies in choreography at the London Contemporary Dance School, “The Place” in England. Lourenco danced for the National Ballet of Portugal, “Companhia Portuguesa de Bailado Contemporaneo” in Lisbon and at Staatstheater Saarbruecken in Germany. Among other artists, Lourenco danced works from: Jiri Kylian , Marguerite Donlon, Christian Spuck, Martino Muller, Gagik Ismaillian, Vasco Wellemkamp and Thom Stuart. She began working as a free-lance choreographer in Den Haag where she presented her first work at the Korzo Theatre. In 2006 she became a member of the faculty for ArtEZ Dance academy in the Netherlands.Since 2010 she has represented Artez in Italy for the project of FormAzione Tersicore under the direction of Mauro di Candia. Lourenco is currently the Artistic Director of PAC-PerformIng Art Center in Rome and the co-founder of the LoPaDanceCompany. In May 2014, Lourenco made a new creation “ PIX-ELS “ for the Goteborg Opera in Sweden.

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