Vânia Gala is a choreographer and researcher. She holds a degree in dance from the E.D.D.C. (European Dance Development Center, 1999) Hogeschool voor Kunst – Arnhem, the Netherlands, and a master’s degree in choreography, with distinction, from the Trinity Laban Conservatory of Music. Vânia Gala is a professor of dance at the University of Northampton. Since 2015 she has been a PhD candidate at Kingston University, awarded a PASS scholarship.
In 2005 she received the award for “Best Female Performance.” In 2007 she performed in the 1st African Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.
Her choreographic work has been performed in Angola, Portugal, Norway, Germany, Ireland, United Kingdom, Russian Federation and Austria.