Beatriz Valentim is a dancer and choreographer. She completed the dance training course at the Escola de Dança do Conservatório Nacional, she has a degree in Sociology from ISCTE-IUL and a postgraduate degree in Contemporary Dance from ESMAE. She worked with Olga Roriz, Jérôme Bel, Raimund Hoghe, Mafalda
Deville, Elisabeth Lambeck, São Castro & António Cabrita, Sílvia Real,
Francisco Camacho and Né Barros, among otyhers. Self is her most recent creation.