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Rui Torrinha

WESTWAY LAB

General director

Portugal

Rui Torrinha is currently co-artistic director of A Oficina and in charge of its International Network folder. He’s the artistic director of Centro Cultural Vila Flor (CCVF) and annual festivals like GUIdance, Westway LAB and Gil Vicente, covering different arts such as contemporary dance, music, theatre and contemporary circus along with CCVF’s intense  regular programming throughout the entire year. He also runs EU projects (ex: INES, AEROWAVES, CircusNext) and both national/international networks, the coproduction support scheme and the artistic residencies plan taking place at Centro de Criação de Candoso (CCC). He was part of the programming team for Guimarães 2012, European Capital of Culture.