David dos Santos

Researcher and TKB Organizer

David dos Santos attended the PhD in Digital Media at Universidade Nova de Lisboa with the U.Texas Austin, holds a Master Degree on Multimedia Culture and Art by the Engineering College of Oporto University|U.T. Austin and a Bachelor Degree on Theatre Studies by the School of Music and Performing Arts | ESMAE. In Academic Research he was a researcher grantee in the international project Transmedia Knowledge Base for Performing Arts at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, project manager and organizer of the first TKB International Conference on "Multimodal Communication: Language, Performance and Digital Media” at C.C.B and he currently collaborates occasionally with Blackbox:Arts & Cognition.

He has also experience in being a Creativity Consultant portraying roles like Creative Copywriter for Ivity Brand Corp, a Creative Head of Concept for MighT and Creative Consultant/Facilitator of Creativity and Leadership with This is That.

On Art he was an Assistant Director and Movement Director in stage plays at National Theatre São João, Casa da Música and others. Producer and Contents Manager at RE.AL-AND_Lab - Artistic Research and Scientific Creativity Lab. Teacher of Theatre and Dance in diverse Schools, Theatres and Universities in Porto and Lisbon. Performer of Theatre, Dance and Cinema in projects directed by Dieter Heitkamp, André Guedes, Gonçalo Amorim, Cristina Carvalhal, Ronit Ziv, and others. As Theatre Director he directed diverse authors and more recently “Dia Conseguido” by Peter Handke. As Choreographer he made original creations such as the Peak Leisure Park in the Project Ensemble Tanzlabor 21_1 at the Mousonturm Theatre in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.