Brazilian artist, dance teacher, Inspire by Fighting Monkey instructor and independent researcher based in Berlin, moving through the fields of contemporary dance, theater and performance.

Peti holds a bachelor's degree in Communication of the Arts of the Body (PUC/SP, 2006). He has taken the Specialization Course Creating Dance and Art and Education (TanzTangente / Universität der Künste Berlin, 2020) and the Specialization in Somatics in Dance, Choreography and Performance (Somatische Akademie Berlin, 2018).

Most of his projects were created in collaboration with artists from different areas and presented in public spaces, connecting the notions of territorial and subjective landscape. Mapping the internal body landscape and the relational circuits between body and environment, his work seeks the closest relationship between performance and audience, blurring its limits.

This process reveals paths that serve as clues for the choreographic creation influenced by the Fighting Monkey Practice and principles that mix elements of Aikido, somatic methods and urban dances.

Since 2019 he has been a dance teacher at Jugendkunstschule Mitte, Berlin. In 2021 he was a guest professor of the BA Dance, Context and Choreography course (HZT/UDK, Berlin).

Peti collaborates with the artists of Grupo Oito, Geraldo Si and Danilo Nonato, in Brazil.

He is currently artist-in-residence at Plataforma Internacional VeiculoSur. In 2021 he received the Dis-Tanz-Solo Scholarship from Dachverband Tanz Deutschland e.V. As a guest professor at BA Dance, Context and Choreography (HZT/UDK, Berlin, 2021, 2022)
Peti Costa
Co-creator of Nomadic Roots
Independent researcher and teacher of human movement and bodily arts, based in Barcelona.

Since 2017 he has been studying, investigating, and sharing the Fighting Monkey research material, keeping in regular contact with its creators, Jozef Frucek and Linda Kapetenea. Including a mentorship process with Jozef to deepen the theory and philosophy of Fighting Monkey research and practice.

In 2014, in Barcelona, ​​he created the MooV project, which becomes his laboratory for research and creation of a new way of seeing and living physical activity, through movement, exploration and creative bodily expression.

Between 2008 and 2011 he spent time in Australia where he took massage and bodyweight training courses at the Australasian College of Natural Therapies. At the same time, he worked in the fitness sector with personalized training and group classes, both on his own and in the Fitness First gym network.

In 1979 he began his journey in the universe of human movement. His more formal trajectory started in 2003 at the Faculty of Physical Education at IPA, in Porto Alegre. For more than 10 years he dedicated himself to personal training and group gymnastics. During this period he also practiced Capoeira, Muay Thai, and Boxing.
Miguel Viero
Co-criador de Nomadic Roots
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