Rui is originally from Lisbon and currently lives and works in Berlin. He has been working internationally as a producer and promoter for dance, theater and performance since many years. As a promoter for dance and theater he has organized and curated international festivals, cultural exchange projects and professional meetings in Europe and the Arab world and he was actively involved in the life of various national and international industry networks such as IETM – International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts (2004-2008), APAP – Advancing Performing Arts Project (2005-2008), REDE – Portuguese Network of Dance Organizations (2008-2014) and D.B.M – Danse Bassin Méditerranée (2007-2015). Next to that, he has been invited to participate as a guest speaker in various conferences in Europe, Africa and South America as well as to teach cultural management workshops in Argentina, Brazil and Egypt. As a producer he has worked with the Portuguese choreographers Vera Mantero / O Rumo do Fumo and Francisco Camacho / EIRA and with Rui Horta, as artistic and managing director assistant at O Espaço do Tempo, Montemor-o-Novo. He currently works as international relations and distribution manager with Constanza Macras | DorkyPark in Berlin (since 2014) and with MOUVOIR/Stephanie Thiersch (since 2016).
Stephanie Thiersch, Isack Peter Abeneko, Fabien Almakiewicz, Mathieu Antajan, Tim Behren, Béla Bisom, Judith Bwire, Matteo Ceccarelli, Guy Cools, Jasper Diekamp, Dj Elephant Power, Viviana Escalé, Marika Gangemi, Karolin Henze, Inés Hernandez, Alexandra Karentzos, Annamari Keskinen, Moo Kim, Rostislav Kozhevnikov, Mu-Yi Kuo, I-Fen Lin, Colas Lucot, Alexandra Naudet, Michele Meloni, Holger Mertin, Niko Moddenborg, Teemu Myöhänen, Tommy Noonan, Kingsley Odiaka, Chang Ik Oh, Kepha Oiro, Juliette Omolo, Florian Patschovsky, Georgina Philp, Marcela Ruiz Quintero, Martin Rottenkolber, Rui Silveira, Anton Skrzypiciel, Justyna Śliwa, Camille Revol, Valenti Rocamora i Torà, Sabine Schneider, Barbara Streil, Joseph Suchy, Anna Volkland, Wolfgang Zamastil
International Relations and Distribution