Eloisa Domenici holds a PhD in Communication and Semiotics from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo and a degree in Dance from the State University of Campinas. She is an Associate Professor at the Arts Training Center and the Institute of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences of UFSB – Sosígenes Costa Campus, in Porto Seguro-BA. She is an Associate professor of the Graduate Program in Performing Arts of UFBA. She is a dance artist and member of the Brazilian Association of Research in Performing Arts (ABRACE). She has researched on the interface of performing arts and popular traditions, concentrating these traditions to body, dance, and education. She coordinated the specialization course in Contemporary Studies in Dance at the School of Dance of UFBA (2005 to 2008). She took part of the Interdisciplinary Bachelor (BI) implementation at UFBA and coordinated the BI in Arts from 2009 to 2011. She coordinates the BI in Arts and the course Artes do Corpo em Cena, both from UFSB. She led the research group Corpo Brincante – Contemporary Studies of Popular Dances (2005 and 2013). Her research interest is in body dramaturgies, body techniques, somatic education, art education, and university studies. She supervises students of scientific initiation as well Master, and Doctorate researchers in Performing Arts.