Catarina Carvalho - Dancer

Catarina Carvalho. Photo by Ravi Deepres

Catarina was born in Lisbon where she began her dance training with teacher Anna Mascolo. She then went to France to continue her training for six years at the École Supérieure de Danse de Cannes Rosella Hightower, with a scholarship from the Ambrosoli Foundation. After graduating, Catarina joined Ballet du Rhin as an apprentice and performed works by Bertrand d’At. She also worked with Javier de Frutos, Vasco Wellenkamp, Benvindo Fonseca, Cézar Moniz and Rui Horta among others. Catarina has taught for numerous dance schools and companies, including Laban Summer School and GDA, and she is a certified BASI Pilates Mat work teacher. Catarina recently choreographed for Laban CAT students’ final year show. She has been collaborating with Nina Kov since 2010 when she performed Divide by Zero, a solo piece with the interactive visual artists collective Hellicar & Lewis.

Catarina joined Wayne McGregor | Random Dance in 2008 and took on the role of Rehearsal Assistant in 2013.