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University Courses

*indicates hybrid courses

Gay Parade, Brasilia, DF, 2008

Music/singing class 

Course taught in HE:

  • Advance studies in Dance [Doctoral programme] 

  • Laboratory of Performance-as-research [Doctoral programme] 

  • Art Making Methodologies [Post-graduate seminar] 

  • Contemporary issues in Performance Art [Post-graduate seminar] 

  • Ways of Knowing (Postgraduate hybrid module/research methodologies) 

  • Theories of Corporealities (Postgraduate hybrid module) 

  • Screen Dance methods and approaches (Postgraduate hybrid module)

  • Dance History and Politics (Postgraduate hybrid module)

  • Performances of Heritage (Postgraduate hybrid module)

  • People Dancing, People Moving (Postgraduate hybrid module)

  • Popular & Urban Dances (BA hist. & theory) 

  • Thinking through Dance Project (BA hist. & theory) 

  • Dancing Communities and Citizenship (BA hist. & theory) 

  • From Process to Product (BA studio/composition) 

  • Ginga & Afro-diasporic aesthetics (BA studio) 

  • Contemporary Dance Practice* (BA studio/composition) 

  • Modern dance I and II (BA studio) 

  • Afro-Brazilian Dances (BA studio) 

  • Creative Processes (BA studio) 

  • Origins of 20th Century Concert Dance (BA hist. & theory) 

  • Introduction to Dance: History and Culture (BA graduate seminar) 

  • Afro-Brazilian Contemporary Dance I and II (BA studio) 

  • Queer Performances (BA hybrid seminar) 

  • Choreographies of Writing (Postgraduate seminar) 

  • Afro-Brazilian Aesthetic (Postgraduate seminar) 

  • Introduction to Dance Studies (BA hist. & theory) 

  • Dance, Gender, and Sexualities (BA hist. & theory) 

  • Dance, Race, and Property (BA hybrid module) 

  • Contemporary Afro-Brazilian Dance (BA studio) 

  • Choreographing Ideas and Deciphering Them (Postgraduate studio intensive) 

  • Interweaving approaches: dance meets visual arts (Postgraduate hybrid workshop) 

  • Histories of Latin American Dance (Postgraduate seminar) 

  • Embodying and Articulating Ginga (Postgraduate hybrid module) 

  • Contemporary Techniques (BA studio) 

  • Choreographing Latinidad (BA hybrid module) 

  • Modern Dance History (BA hist. & theory) 

  • Dance and World Cultures (BA hist. & theory) 


  • Choreographing Ideas and Deciphering Them (grad. hist. & theory workshop)*

  • Interweaving approaches: dance meets visual arts (grad. hist. & theory seminar)*



  • Modern Dance History (hist. & theory seminar)

  • Dance and World Cultures (hist. & theory seminar)



  • Embodying Ginga  (grad. hist. & theory seminar)*



  • Embodying Ginga: The Africanist Aesthetic within Brazilian Performative Practices (UCLA’s Collegium of University Teaching Fellows program).



Capoeira  angola circle, Salvador, BA, 2007

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