Claudia de Serpa Soares

Claudia de Serpa Soares was born in Lisbon, Portugal.

After her dance studies at the National Conservatory in Lisbon and at the Centre National de Dance Contemporaine d’Angers, Claudia danced with Iztok Kovac in Slovenia and Paulo Ribeiro in Lisbon, among others, In 1999 she joined the dance ensemble of the Schaubühne Theatre in Berlin under the artistic direction of Sasha Waltz. In the following years and still today, she dances in many works by Sasha Waltz. As an actress, she performed in Fish Love and The 6th Continent directed by Lilo Baur. She assisted Lilo Baur and signed the choreography of Dido and Aeneas at the Opera de Dijon and Jochen Sandig in Human Requiem with the Rundfunkchor Berlin. Claudia has been working with the Rufus Corporation in New York and choreographed several video art projects and movies with Eve Sussman. She has created and performed Crossroads with Ronald Kukulies, Edgar with Grayson Millwood, The Circuit a solo performance and More Up a Tree with drummer Jim White and artist Eve Sussman.

Image credit: Claudia de Serpa Soares, Eve Sussman, Jim White, More Up a Tree, 2015; photo by Eve Sussman, courtesy of the artists. Claudia de Serpa Soares, Eve Sussman, Jim White, More Up a Tree, 2015; photo by Monia Lippi, courtesy of the artists.