Francisca MorandAssociate Professor
Dance performer and choreographer, is also Assistant Professor at the Dance Department of the University of Chile. She holds a teaching degree in Dance from Universidad de Chile, an M.A. in dance from American University (2001) and is a certified Movement Analyst from the Laban-Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies (LIMS), New York City. She began professionally as contemporary dance performer on independent companies in Santiago, and her fields of interest are Contemporary Techniques, Somatics applied to dance and Contact Improvisation. She began to develop in the field of choreography starting in 2001, participating and directing projects with several artists, such as Eduardo Osorio (MorandOsorio), Camilo Rossel (Melancolía Investigación Escénica) and Javier Jaimovich (Emovere).