Diego Cruz



Postgraduate in Afro-Brazilian History and Culture.
Graduated in Dance Education.
Danced as a contracted dancer in the production of "Sleeping Beauty" at the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro.
In 2007, joined the Ballet of Teatro Guaíra.
Since 2008, has been part of the artistic cast of the Ballet of the City of Niterói.
In 2022, started participating as a guest dancer with Esther Weitzman Dance Company.
Started developing his choreographic language in 2016, creating works for the Choreographic Atelier of the Ballet Company of the City of Niterói, the Alberto Maranhão Theater Company in Natal, Faces Dance Company in Rio de Janeiro, and Coletivo Dona Coisa in São Paulo.
In the audiovisual field, was awarded the ONDAS DA CULTURA prize by FUNARJ in 2022 and 2023 for video dance works choreographed by Christine Ceconello.
In movement dramaturgy, collaborated on the short film "DE PANO E REMENDADA," awarded the ONDAS DA CULTURA prize by FUNARJ, and on the video performance "SOU COM ELAS."
Member of the artistic commission for contemporary dance at the Dance Professionals Union of Rio de Janeiro.
Creator of the project "VAMOS FALARSOBRE" where he provided free online classes with various national and international professionals, as well as interviews, choreographic residencies, and content sharing for the artistic community due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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