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Ana Mira is an adjunct invited professor at Lisbon Theatre and Film School, Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon and Ar.Co – Center of Arts and Visual Communication. She studied somatic practices and contemporary dance in Europe and the United States. Completed her doctorate in Philosophy /Aesthetics at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, NOVA University Lisbon (2014) under the guidance of José Gil, as a visiting researcher at Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Kingston University and research fellow of Foundation for Science and Technology. She was a visiting researcher in the Department of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University as a research fellow of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (2007). She collaborates with IFILNOVA’s research group Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art of CultureLab and artistic centres such as Porta33. She collaborated with the following dance artists: Pauline de Groot, Russell Dumas, Rosemary Butcher and Deborah Hay. Also, she has published dance and philosophy essays internationally.

Education/Academic qualification

Filosofia - Estética, Doctorate, Silêncio, potência e gesto: um corpo na dança, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

Award Date: 2 Dec 2014

External positions

adjunct invited professor , Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa

1 Oct 2019 → …

Invited professor, ar.co Centro de Arte e Comunicação Visual

11 Mar 2019 → …


  • B Philosophy (General)
  • BH Aesthetics
  • NX Arts in general
  • Somatic Practices, Contemporary Dance
  • Visual Arts
  • Dance Studies


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