Lina Gómez

is a Colombian choreographer, dancer and teacher based in Berlin. Her recent choreographic work A Passo di Mulo was supported by the Berlin Senate Einzelprojektförderung and Wiederaufnahmeförderung. Her work Restraint was first presented at ada Studio and had its premiere at Sophiensaele in the Tanztage Berlin 2018. Presented in various venues across Europe, Restraint is also part of the European dance platform Aerowaves Twenty19.

Furthermore, she is the co-founder of the Cia. Aberta de Dança of São Paulo (2008) and has been developing works collectively there ever since as a choreographer and performer. Beneath that, Lina has also worked as a dancer with Yoshiko Chuma, Tino Sehgal, Edson Fernandes and Jorge Garcia, among others. Lina received a BA in “Communication of the Arts of the Body” with an emphasis on Dance and Theatre from the Catholic University of São Paulo and a MA in Choreography at the Inter-University Centre for Dance Berlin (HZT).