Actress and theatre maker at Mákina de Cena
Born in Coimbra (Portugal) in 1984, Carolina Santos is an actress and multitasked theatre maker from Portugal. She graduated from the Ecole Internacional de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq and holds the equivalent to two master degrees in theatre and architecture.
Her performing arts journey starts in 2002, as she integrates the Student’s Theatre of the University of Coimbra (TEUC) and works with some of the best theatre professionals in Portugal. There she also found out she could design stuff.
In the last 15 years she has collaborated with several theatre and dance companies from Portugal, Spain and France, and toured around the world with Cie.Philippe Genty, as part Forget Me Not show's crew, for 3 years and approximately 17 days.
She has now settled her base in the south of Portugal, where she is the co-founder and artistic director of Mákina de Cena – Associação Cultural. She leads several projects in the areas of physical theatre, performance and teaching.