Trained at Lisbon School of Theatre and Film [BA Theatre Design, 1998] and at the Slade School of Fine Art, University of London [Master of Fine Art – Theatre Design, 2000, with distinction, where was grantee of the Office of International Relations of the Ministry of Culture. In 1999, was awarded the Leslie Hurry Prize for Theatre Design. Also attended, between 2005 and 2007, the Masters in Visual Arts Intermedia at the University of Évora.
Lived in London until 2003, worked in a library, an opera house and created scenography projects for Josie Wells, Caroline Hadley and Aaron Mullen. In Portugal, works include set and costume design, make up and special effects for CEPiA, CENDREV, PIM Teatro, Teatro Joana, Teatro das Beiras, O Espaço do Tempo and Visões Úteis.
Currently lives in OPorto and practices scenography, beyond definitions and boundaries, as the written formalization of complex visual space, often overflowing the physicality of the stage. As a result of continuous research, develops projects that cross research, practice, production and pedagogy in the visual and performing arts.
Teaches Scenography at University of Évora, and in MUS-E, Arts at School Project that integrates a wide international network [Yehudi Menuhin Foundation] promoting values such as tolerance and social inclusion through the practice of arts at school.
Since January 2009, collaborates regularly with Visões Úteis in set and costume design for performance and in the design of visual interventions in the landscape, such as installation art and audiowalks.