Thania is a choreographer, performer, educator and dance artist from Puerto Rico, currently residing in the UK after New York and Buenos Aires.
Thania completed her PhD thesis on the connection between dance and violence prevention at the University of Aberdeen. She has an MA in Dance Education (New York University) and is a certified dance/movement psychotherapist.She has trained in contemporary dance, ballet, and many other styles, and has danced for several dance companies and artists in Puerto Rico, Argentina, New York and Scotland. She currently co-directs an interdisciplinary artist group, Orphaned Limbs Collective, with composer Ross Whyte. Her artistic work incorporates contemporary release technique, with theatrical elements with a site-responsive focus and a somatic influence. She currently works as a part-time lecturer in Performing Arts at University of Wales Trinity Saint David in Swansea, which she balances with her artistic work in Scotland. She also teaches international workshops on contemporary dance and interdisciplinary practice, arts-based peacebuilding, and dance, health and wellbeing.

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