Rute Vitorino Lopes

Date of birth: 23/04/1997
Nationality: Portuguese


Course Name:  BA (Hons) Dance
Graduation Year: 2018


Dancer in Gala de Día de la Danza, Neo-Classical Choreography, Rhapsody. | Location: Teatro Nacional de Castellón, Spain | Choreographed by Vincent Gros (2017)
Soloist in Cia Jovem Project, Youth Dance Company in Prituri | Location: Leiria, Portugal (2015) | Directed by Luís Sousa
Cia Jovem Project, Youth Dance Company, Integrative Dance. SOMA: Explore emotions daily with people with special needs. | Location: Teatro José, Lúcio da Silva, Portugal | Directed by Joana Santos & Eliana Mota (2012 - 2015)
Cia Jovem Project |Youth Dance Company | Choreographic Concert: Chosen to be part of a choreographic meeting with two pieces | Location: Teatro Miguel Franco, Portugal | Choreographed by - Alia Kache (Alvin Alley II) Circus - Vitor Viegas - Strike (2013).
Aveiro Dance Festival in Meeting of alternative dance - Performance Multidão Solitária | Location: Aveiro, Portugal | Cia Jovem Project - Directed by Alvaro Ribeiro (2013)
Master's Degree Thesis Invitation - Choreography Corpus | Invitation to be part of the master's degree thesis of a student from |Superior Dance School | Location: Lisbon, Portugal | Directed by João Fernandes (2012)


  • INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS BARCELONA, Liverpool John Moores University: BA (Hons) Dance - September 2015 - June 2018 (Anticipated) 
    Training with: Michael Bronczkowski; Harriet Macauley; Alejandro Altamarino; Vincent Gros; Mandi Guidi; Greg McPherson; Lluis Garrido
    Dance styles: Ballet; Contemporary; Jazz; Hip Hop; Commercial; Tap; Subjects: Anatomy; kinesiology; Healthy Dancer; Entrepreneurship; Singing and Acting;
  • Cia Jovem Project | Youth Dance Company | Leiria, Portugal 2012 – 2015 | - dancer 18 hours per week; role as dancer; substitute coordinator; responsable to organize rehearsals; monitoring classes

Workshops and Master classes

  • Workshops with: Wayne McGregor Company, Jasmin Vardimon Company, Myron Birch | Institute of the Arts Barcelona 2016 – 2017 | 
  • Ramon Oller workshop – Limon technique |Barcelona, Spain 2017 |
  • Akram Khan workshop - Nicola Monaco, company member - Repertoire: iTMOi and Kaash
  • The Henny Jurriëns Summer Intensive Week - | Amsterdam 2017
  • Pineapple Studios - Susan Zalcman -Ballet; Linda Dadd - Jazz; Derek Hartley – Tap; Hip Hop/Street Dance | London 2011 |


  • Pointe Work
  • Language Skills: Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • Driving Licence