Poliana Lima (Brazil, 1983): Dancer and choreographer originally from Brazil and currently based in Madrid (Spain). She began
creating work in 2011 with the solo work
(A Stick in the Wheel). In 2013, she was selected to take part in the European
funded project ‘Performing Gender’, in which she created the performance work
‘Body-Cloth’, which premiered at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb (Croatia).
Her collaboration with performer Ugne Dievaityte in 2012 produced two new works:
(It Is Like Seeing Clouds) and , which were programmed in a number of national
and international festivals including “The Edinburgh Fringe Festival”, “Spring
Forward”, “Aerowaves”, “Mercat de Flors”, “Festival Dansa Valencia”, “Festival
New Baltic Dance”, “Madrid en Danza”, “Korzo”.
(Atavistic), her first ensemble work, was
awarded five national awards including First Prize in the prestigious XXVIII
Certamen Coreográfico de Madrid. In 2015, she won ‘Best Performance Work’ at
the ACT Festival in Bilbao (Spain) and in 2016 she closed the festival with the
beautiful choreographic work, (Things Move But They Do Not Say
In 2017, Poliana Lima created her last work which is called
after its premiere in October at the Canal Theaters of Madrid (Teatros Canal
de Madrid) and at the BAD Bilbao, Hueco has begun its journey this year 2018.
Hueco has been nominated in two categories for the 2018 MAX Awards in Spain:
The Best New Show/Performance (Mejor Espectáculo Revelación) and The Best New
Authorship (Mejor Autoría Revelación).