Teaching

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CLASSES

Universidade do Minho [2014/16]. Invited teacher at Universidade do Minho, teaching ‘Laboratory’ to the Major in Theatre. The students engage in a collective theatre creation (playing different roles during the process: performers, dramaturgists, set/light/costume designers, technicians, producers, etc.), to be shown to an audience in the end of the semester.
Escola Superior de Artes e Design [2006/10]. Former teacher at Superior School of Arts and Design, Caldas da Rainha (Portugal), having taught ‘Performance Studies’, ‘Theatre Studies‘ and ‘Directing‘ to both Major and Master in Theatre.
ArtEZ [2008/09]. Former teacher/lecturer at ArteEZ Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Arnhem (The Netherlands), having taught ‘Creative Processes’ and ‘Open Form Composition’ to both Master and Bachelor in Choreography and Dance.

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MASTERCLASSES

Interactivity & Relation [2013]. Lecture for the Major in Architecture students of Minho’s University. Guimarães, Portugal.
Documentation & Performance [2013]. Lecture at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Coimbra, Portugal, for the Major in Artistic Studies.
Ch-ch-ch-changes [2010]. Creative Process seminar with Drama students of the Superior School of Theatre and Cinema, a project directed by Pedro Penim. Final presentation at D. Maria II National Theatre, Lisbon, Portugal.
Eurovision [2005/06]. Theatre and art theory classes in order to prepare young audiences for the namesake performance by Teatro Praga. Theme: contemporary parody, post-modernity crisis, originality critique, meta-discursivity. A collaboration with Pedro Penim, Martim Pedroso and André e. Teodósio. In Torres Vedras, Portugal.

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WORKSHOPS

Dogma 2005 [2006-2016]. On-going laboratories for the “annulment of Art by the means of art itself”. A collaboration with artists and thinkers from every artistic and non-artistic field for the building of creative “prisons without walls”.
.dk [Dogma Kids] [2013]. Creative processes workshop based on the document “Dogma 2005”, for children aged 8 to 12 years old. Collaboration with Cátia Pinheiro. Production: Núcleo de Experimentação Coreográfica, Porto, Portugal.
Pictures At An Exhibition [2005]. Based on the namesake musical oeuvre by Modest Mussorgski. A performance/installation workshop that led to a public space presentation that occupied the streets, galleries and museums of Braga (Portugal). Production: Minho’s University Theatre.

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CROSS-DISCIPLINARY PROJECTS

University [Year One] [2015/16]. A series of masterclasses, lectures/conferences and working groups around various themes related to the infamous “university crisis”. A collaboration with many cultural institutions and universities in Portugal and abroad.
Imaginary Archive [2013]. Talk/installation/performance about the work of the American artist Mark Dion. For the cycle “Intensive Care”, curated by Joclécio Azevedo. At Memory Museum, Vila do Conde, Portugal.
The 5 Obstructions (working session) [2010]. Lecture for the project The Spectator’s Opportunity [leftovers, tracks & traces], with the collaboration of João Fiadeiro and David-Alexandre Guéniot. At Atelier Real (Lisbon, Portugal).
Observatory. Series of roundtables around the issues of site-specificity and curatorship, with the participation of many performing artists. At A8 LAB Festival, Torres Vedras/Portugal, produced by Transforma AC, where Rogério Nuno Costa worked as an “observer” from 2003 to 2007.

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CONFERENCES | LECTURES | TALKS

A Prison Without Walls [2015]. Conference/lecture for the project ZonaD Dancelabs, presented at ODD gallery, in Bucharest (Romania). The intervention is part of the project University.
Dramaturgia fora de si (Dramaturgy Out Of Itself [2015]. Conference/Game with Ana Pais, Paula Caspão, Rogério Nuno Costa and Vera Mantero. Casa da Escrita, Festival END. Coimbra (Portugal).
Looking Back Into The Future [2014]. Conference/Performance + Movie screening about Portuguese contemporary dance. With the artists Joclécio Azevedo and Joana von Mayer Trindade. For the Festival “E-Motional”, at ZonaD (Bucharest, Romania).
Post-modern without ever having been modern? [2014]. Lecture/round table for the project Homeland, the Portuguese representation at the 14.ª Venice Bienal of Architecture.
F for Fake/T for True [2014]. Lecture/round table around the movies “F for Fake” by Orson Welles and “Close-Up” by Abbas Kiarostami, for the Cycle Cinema Choreography organized by Núcleo de Experimentação Coreográfica, a collaboration with Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade do Porto (Portugal).
F for Food [2013]. TED talk on the relation between Art and Gastronomy. At TEDxGuimarães (Portugal).
Generosity In Contemporary Art [2012]. Lecturer in a “roundtable” moderated by Nelson Guerreiro, with the participation of the performing and visual artists João Galante, João Pedro Vale, Susana Mendes Silva and Patrícia Portela. At Forum Dança, Lisbon, Portugal.
Dogma ’95 vs. Dogma ’05 [2009]. Lecture for the Master students of Multimedia Arts, at the Beaux-Arts Faculty, Lisbon University, Portugal.
Representations [2006]. Conference/roundtable with the architect Cristina Castelo Branco. For the project “Ways of inventing cities”, organized by Luís Filipe Cristóvão. At Transforma AC (Torres Vedras, Portugal).
pais0Dramaturgia Fora de Si [conference/game], 2015. END Festival, Coimbra, Portugal. © Daniela Silva
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