Professors

Ana Maria Rodriguez Costas

Ana Maria Rodriguez Costas

PhD in Education and Master in Arts (UNICAMP). Graduated in Social Sciences (USP). Professor in the undergraduate program within the Department of Corporal Arts as well as the Graduate program in the Performing Art´s course. Has experience in the fields of Education and Arts, focusing on Dance in the following themes: somatic approaches, creation processes and dance pedagogy. Currently developing her post doctorate research in “Creation processes and dance pedagogy: configurations of relational ideology” (ECA/USP).

Angela de Azevedo Nolf

Angela de Azevedo Nolf

Received her formal training from the Escola de Dança in São Paulo, worked in Europe for nine years. Continued her studies in London at the Royal Ballet, Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and Choreology. Danced for the National Ballet in Israel, and the Third Dance Company in Brazil, formally Artistic Director of São Paulo’s Opera Ballet. Received several awards including Cecchetti Summer (London), APCA (São Paulo’s Arts Critics Association) and Denilto Gomes’s Award. Works as a freelance independent artistic and teaches classes in professional dance companies.

Cássia Navas Alves de Castro

Cássia Navas Alves de Castro

Under graduate in Law (USP), PhD in dance/semiotics (PUC/SP), post doctorate degree in arts (ECA/USP), cultural management/politics specialist (UNESCO/Université de Dijon/FR). Researched for IDART/City Council of Culture, coordinator of REDE Stagium and Cultural Workshop Oswald de Andrade (SP). Works as a consultant in dance projects with SESC-SP and State’s Cultural Office/SP, where she is continually updating information from one of her research projects – A General Theory (State) of Dance.

Daniela Gatti

Daniela Gatti

Performing Artist. Master and PhD in Arts (UNICAMP). Licensed in Theater Arts (UDESC). Studied in Rotterdamse Dansacademie, Holland. Professor and researcher in the Corporal Arts Department and the Graduate course in Performing Arts. General coordinator of the undergraduate courses in the Arts Institute (2014-2017) as well as in Dance Course (2011-2017). Investigates artistic processes in dance which combines various artistic languages Collaborates with the group: Six + 1 Dance Company since 2011.

Elisabeth Bauch Zimmermann

Elisabeth Bauch Zimmermann

Graduated in Psychology at USP (1979), licensed in modern dance by UFBA (1972), Jung’s analyst PhD in Mental Health (1996). Works as a professor in Dance Graduation Course at Arts Institute/ UNICAMP in the field of “Development Psychology Applied in Dance and Arts” since 2001. Researches the relationship between the creative process in dance and Jungian psychology, and the formation of the individual influenced by arts.

Graziela Estela Fonseca Rodrigues

Graziela Estela Fonseca Rodrigues

Dancer, choreographer, actress, scriptwriter and director. PhD in Arts and psychology. Creator of the Method Dancer-Researcher-Interpreter (BPI). Professor at Institute of Arts/UNICAMP since 1987. Member of undergraduate teaching comission and the Department of Corporal Art´s Council Committee (DACO), Performing Arts Post Graduate Committee, and various others Advisory and Evaluation Committees. Coordinator of the dance course’s Specific Aptitude Test at Unicamp. Works in research, creation and direction in Brazilian dance (BPI method), body image and human development.

Holly Elizabeth Cavrell

Holly Elizabeth Cavrell

PhD in Arts through the Graduate Program within the Art Institute at UNICAMP and received an undergraduate degree in Communication and the Corporal Arts from PUC-SP (2006). Department Head – Department of Corporal Arts /UNICAMP (2012-2016). Professor of Dance Undergraduate Course, focuses mainly in the field of Modern and Contemporary Dance, Choreography Composition, Improvisation and Dance History. Director of the research group in contemporary dance/ CNPq, Public Domain Company and in 2015 received by popular vote the São Paulo Governor´s award for her work with her company.

Júlia Ziviani Vitiello

Began dancing when she was 8 years old, studying dance with Ana Lúcia de Carvalho/Belo Horizonte. Her professional career began at Ballet Stagium/SP. She both danced and was choreographer´s assistant as well as being the artistic director of São Paulo’s City Ballet. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Arts by Gallatin and a masters through the Tisch School of the Arts, both at New York University/USA. She holds a PhD at the Education Faculty (UNICAMP). Currently she is a Professor within the Arts Institute/UNICAMP.

Larissa Sato Turtelli

Larissa Sato Turtelli

Is a dancer, researcher and professor in dance. Holds a PhD in the Arts Institute of UNICAMP, working with the undergraduate Dance Course and in the Graduate program in Performing Arts. Her main interests of research are the Dancer-Researcher-Performer method; Creative process in dance; and Brazil’s dance. Her formal academic education was at UNICAMP, becoming a Doctor in Arts (2009), Master in Physical Education (2003) and Undergraduate in Dance (1995).

Mariana Baruco Machado Andraus

Mariana Baruco Machado Andraus

Has a Bachelor and Teacher’s degree in Dance, Masters in Arts and PhD in Performing Arts (UNICAMP). Post Doctorate in Education (PUC-Campinas). Professor in the undergraduate Course in Dance and the Graduate Program in Performing Arts. Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Performing Arts (2015-2017). Dance researcher with focus on Chinese martial arts (gongfu) and its poetic repercussions. Has four published books on the dance area. Scientific director of the Performing Arts Collection: Teaching and Acting (Prismas Editor).

Marisa Martins Lambert

Marisa Martins Lambert

Dance artist, working with creation, somatic approach and pedagogical investigation. PhD in Arts at UNICAMP researching Performance and Scenic Expression. Movement Analyst certified through the somatic-expressive method Laban/Bartenieff, New York, USA. Bachelor in Education, PUC, São Paulo and in Integrated Arts, Concordia University, Canada. Professor since 2002 and Associate Coordinator (2011-2017) of the Corporal Arts Department, Unicamp. Researcher and member of the Graduate Program in Performing Arts.

Patrícia de Azevedo Noronha

Patrícia de Azevedo Noronha

Studying for her Doctorate in Theatre/Theory and Practice of Theatre, research area: Text and Performance Scene, Post Doctorate Program of ECA/USP. Master in Performing Arts (ECA/USP). Undergraduate degree in Visual Arts (Alcântara Machado Arts Faculty). She researches body and performance language. Currently developing the research “Body Eroded, Performativity and connection with the Real”. Professor/researcher of the Corporal Arts Department since 1986. Professor at CAC/ECA/USP.

Silvia Maria Geraldi

Silvia Maria Geraldi

Artist, teacher and dance researcher. Master in Education and Doctor in Arts (UNICAMP). Post Doctorate degree at LUME/UNICAMP (FAPESP). Professor within the undergraduate Course in Dance and the Graduate Program in Performing Arts. Received a scholarship from Vitae Arts 2002 in dance, as well as several awards for stage production and circulation of several pieces. She is certified as an instructor and professor of the Feldenkrais Method in Somatic Education.