Born in São Paulo, Brazil, Daiane Lopes da Silva is a choreographer, educator and artistic director of Kinetech Arts, where she investigates the intersection of dance, science, and technology. She is a faculty member of Alonzo King LINES Dance Center and Western Ballet, and has taught at ODC Dance Commons, Sonoma State University, and various international dance schools. Daiane leverages her broad practice in ballet, contemporary dance, yoga, Tai chi and meditation to help students gain efficiency and elegance in their movement.
Daiane has choreographed more than ten full-length performances. Her work has been performed in South America, North America and Europe. In addition to choreographing for Kinetech Arts, she has also created works for Dance Brigade, West Bay Opera, Robert Moses’ Kin, Lake Tahoe Dance Collective, and Western Ballet. Her main residencies include Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Headlands Center for the Arts, ODC Theater, CounterPulse, SAFEhouse Arts, and Estalagem da Ponta do Sol Residency in Madeira, Portugal.
Daiane studied at The Municipal Ballet of São Paulo and at P.A.R.T.S. (Performing Arts Research and Training Studios), directed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker in Brussels. She has performed with Companhia de Dança de Lisboa, Companhia de Dança de Almada, KUNST-STOFF Dance Company, Labayen Dance, little seismic dance company, Robert Moses’ Kin, and in works of Sara Shelton Mann, among others. For more information about her work, please visit www.kinetecharts.org
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