Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Diogo de Lima

Professor of Practice - Theatre & Dance

Contact Info


  • Pavillion Arts Center, São Paolo, Brazil

Academic Experience

  • Professor of Practice, Tulane University, 2006-

Research & Teaching Specializations: Brazil, Jazz, Dance, Modern Dance

Related Experience

  • Choreographer, Aguas de Dezembro, (Contemporary Dance Piece), Marigny Opera Ballet, 2017
  • TV Host, O mundo Segundo os Brasileiros, 2014
  • TV Host and Executive Producer, E! Entertainment Latin America, 2012
  • Choreographer “ A Foreign Sound”, Newcomb Dance Company, New Orleans 2009
  • Choreographer “Bolt”, Open Look, Saint Petersburg, Russia 2009
  • Performance Curator “ Prospect 1”, New Orleans 2008
  • Dancer, “First Physical Theater,” Grahamstown, South Africa, 2008
  • Choreographer, “Dog Lies”, Newcomb Dance Company, 2008
  • Choreographer, “Fuente Ovejuna,” Tulane University, 2007
  • Principal Dancer, “Grupo Corpo,” 1999-2006, 2007
  • Principal Dancer, Cia Estavel, São Paulo, Brazil, 1998


  • The Big Easy Awards Tribute to the Classical Arts, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • S.A.T.E.D. Award, Best Dancer for performances in Benguelê and Santagustin, 2007
  • S.A.T.E.D. Award, Best Dancer for performance in Lecuona, 2005
  • Best Choreographer Award, “Festival Contemporaneo de Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2003
  • Best New Choreographer Award, São Paulo, Brazil, 2001
  • Best New Dance Artist, Promodança, São Paulo, Brazil, 1998


  • Portuguese
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German

Overseas Experience: Brazil; France; Germany; England; Chile

Latin American-Related Courses Taught Recently: Ballet I; Ballet II; Modern Dance III; Intensive Ballet III; Intensive Ballet IV; Choreography and Media; Portfolio Management