Sofia Dias is an independent dancer and choreographer. She graduated from the National Conservatory of Dance in Lisbon. In 2001, she went to New York with the support of the Portuguese Ministry of Culture (I.P.A.E.). She has trained at C.e.m. (Centro em Movimento) and regularly participates in various workshops. In 2004 she took part in the International Theater Course ’La Nouvelle École des Maîtres - Project Thierry Salmon’ with Jan Fabre. She has worked with Sofia Neuparth, Ronit Ziv/Companhia Instável, Javier de Frutos/C.I., Alias Compagnie/Guilherme Botelho, Lilia Mestre/Random Scream, Corinne Rochet/Co. Utilité Publique, Maria Ramos, Luís Guerra de Laocoi, Tânia Carvalho, Clara Andermatt, and Marco Martins, among others. Since 2006 she has collaborated with Vítor Roriz, co-creating several choreographic works presented in Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, France, and Germany. In the context of this collaboration she has led workshops (at C.e.m., Fórum Dança, Companhia Instável, and Nomadic Modules/Alkantara), teaching most recently at ESAD - Caldas da Raínha. In paralel she devotes herself to experimental sound work, creating the soundscapes for her works and collaborations. In 2010 a vinyl was edited with one of her sound compositions, in the context of her collaboration with the visual artist Catarina Dias (Mystic Diver). She is associated artist at O Espaço do Tempo, Montemor-o-Novo.