Born in Lisbon, Catarina Carvalho studied at the École Supérieure de Danse de Cannes Rosella Hightower in Cannes, France. She danced with the Ballet de l‘Opéra du Rhin, before joining Company Wayne McGregor, with which she performed for a decade. Over the past few years, she has been an assistant choreogra- pher, restager and teacher. Besides working with Wayne McGregor, she is also a freelance dancer, performance artist and choreographer. In 2017, Catarina created Grande Fugue for Sadler‘s Wells in London; in 2020, she produced the contemporary dance piece MultiVox for the Elmhurst Ballet Company in Bristol.