Carlota Machado (Production Manager and International Relations)
Carlota Monteiro Machado, has a degree in Theatre – Set Design, from Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema, in Lisbon, and one in Arts and Cultural Management from Goldsmiths University of London.
She began her professional activity in 2012, volunteering and working as a Production Assistant in various international festivals, film and advertisement projects, and main theatres in Lisbon. She has been working for Companhia de Dança de Almada – Ca.DA since 2018, as Production Director of Quinzena de Dança de Almada – International Dance Festival and International Relations for the Company.
She has worked in the management of European projects like “Clash! – When Classic And Contemporary Dance Collide And New Forms Emerge” (2018-20), “Up2DANCE – Updating professional profiles towards contemporary dance” (2019-21), “Woman Made” (2021-22), and “BeInternational” (2022-23) as well as other sporadic events related to dance. In 2023, she was invited to join the international jury of dance festivals such as “La Danza in 1 Minuto” (Turin, Italy) and “MasDanza – International Contemporary Dance Festival of The Canary Islands” (Spain).