Angela Guerreiro, dancer and choreographer, curator, producer, teacher, somatic movement educator and mentor was born in Lisbon in 1965 and lives in Germany since 1994. She is married and a mother of two children.

She was trained in classical dance with Norma Croner under the system of the Royal Academy of Dance (1975-86). Studied at the Superior Dance School, Lisbon, (1986-89) and at the Center for New Dance Development (EDDC), Arnhem (1989-91). She holds a Master’s degree in Dance and Movement Therapy (2015) and received basic training in Moving Cycle, a body-centered psychotherapy (2015). Graduated from the Dynamic Embodiment – Somatic Movement Therapy Training (DE-SMTT) program, in 2019. Currently completing the teacher training of BodyMind Dancing TM. She initiated Baby Body Mind Dancing (BaBoMiDa) a branch of BodyMind Dancing TM. She is a Registered Somatic Movement Educator (RSME).

From 1991-94, she danced for the company RE.Al from Joao Fiadeiro and toured around the world. From 1995-2002 she was resident choreographer at Kampnagel Hamburg creating major works that toured national and internationally. From 2003-2005 produced her solo work at independent theaters spaces in Hamburg e.g. ‚Exposure’, and ‚Memory Play’. From 2006-08 Angela Guerreiro was board of directors of the Umbrella Association for Independent Theater in Hamburg (Dachverband Freier Theaterschaffender Hamburg e.V.).

In 2005 she initiated the festival DanceKiosk-Hamburg, and produced the Kiosk.Company, DanceKiosk. Goes Island, ‘Tracing Dance from Addis Ababa to Nairobi and Hamburg’, ‘dance beyond borders’ and ‘SURVIVING DANCE – art, economy and politics’. And was mentioned has ‘one of the last independent dance activists’ at the yearbook of TANZ 2011.

From 2013 to 2014 she initiated the project ‘The Live Legacy Project: Correspondences between German Contemporary Dance and Judson Dance Theater Movement’, funded by the German TANZFONDS ERBE – An initiative by the German Federal Cultural Foundation. In 2015, Guerreiro took part of the project ’The best. The worst. My everything!’ initiated by Irmela Kästner at Kampnagel Hamburg. Her film ‚The Live Legacy Project – Film documentation’ had its premiere at Tanzkongress Hannover 2016.

From 2016-17, parallel to her artistic endeavor she worked with children from Ukraine, at the Renate Szlovak Foundation. The festival DanceKiosk-Hamburg_48 Hours Nomads, in 2016, was an outdoor project at the Deichtorhallen Hamburg. She was part of the theater production FAUST by Frank Castorf, at the Volksbühne Berlin, in 2017. And was invited by the Portuguese cultural department (DGArtes), to be part of the evaluation committee for dance in 2017.

From 2019-20, she as been working as an independent choreographer and teacher, in Munich. Initiated a series of Workshops, which she carried out with the help of the Pädagogisches Institut-Zentrum für kommunales Bildungsmanagement at the Berufsschule zur Berufsintegration. Taught dance/movement for small children at the children’s house of the Munich VHS.

In 2020, she received a scholarship from the Munich Department of Culture for her solo research ‘Me and My White Skeleton’. 

Dance & Movement