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Gisela Dória


Gisela Dória is a dancer, choreographer, performer and Dr in Performing Arts at the Instituto de Artes da UNICAMP with an internship at Paris 8, where she developed research on Dramaturgy in Contemporary Dance. She began his dance studies at the age of eight. Her classical ballet teachers were Ilara Lopes, Ricardo Ordonez, Ana Lucia Dionizio, among others. She took jazz and modern dance classes with Regina Sauer, Mayza Tempesta, Ricardo Botbol and contemporary dance with Rose Akras, Suely Machado, Dudude Herman, Gica Allioto, Renata Mello, among others. She studied at the Joffrey Ballet and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center in New York and at the Teatro Nacional de Havana in Cuba. In 1991, she graduated in London on the course for teachers at the College of the Royal Academy of Dance. She taught classical ballet for three years in Canada, at the Sitter's School of Dance.


She took a voice workshop with Babaya from Minas Gerais, and interpretation workshops with Renato Icaray (Unirio/ CAL-RJ), Mirian Muniz, Lais Dória, Sidy Correa, Renata Melo, among others.
Upon returning to Brazil, she set up his dance school in Campo Grande, MS, Escola de Ballet Gisela Dória, directing it for 15 years. She has participated as a choreographer for 11 years at Oscip Casa de Ensaio, where she works on body preparation and creative dance with young people from low-income communities. She was a guest professor on the Performing Arts course at Uniderp, teaching the Corporal Laboratory discipline in 2005. She holds a degree in Social Communication from UCDB and a Master's in Theater from the School of Communications and Arts at USP, whose research focuses on theatricality in dance. She graduated in the Pilates method from the CGPA, São Paulo, specializing in 'Pilates for Dancers' at the Kane School in New York.

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