Choreographic Theater Director / Laban & Bartenieff Expert
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Recognized as an international cultural leader and a spoke person of the Laban field, Miranda is constantly invited as a keynote speaker, lecturer, and master teacher. Speaking four languages, she transits with fluency around the world, interweaving performing arts’ themes, with others that relate to arts and culture in cities’ development.
2015 Master Classes at Maryland University – Theater, Dance, and Performance Art Department./ “Laban Movement Analysis Today” – Keynote speaker at the 1st National Colloquium on the Arts of Movement” – Rio de Janeiro University - UNIRIO
2014 “Body-Space in Contemporary Dance” – Fluminense Federal University/ Body/Space Connections: An expansion of the Laban System”- Keynote Speaker at the Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Association of Researchers in Performing Arts, ABRACE / “Society engagement in the development of a creative city.” – Afro-Reggae Cultural Center – Rio, BR / Body/Space Connections: Embodying Change – Keynote Speaker at the University of Pretoria Drama Department “Body/Space/Emergence Conference” – Jan. 2014, South Africa
2013 Creative Cities & Best Practices in Creative Economy – Federation of Industries of Rio de Janeiro – Nov. 2013 / Body/Space Connections: Embodying Change – Keynote Speaker at the Laban Event: 100 Years – Nov. 2013 Monte Veritá, Switzerland. / Creative Cities’ Development – Fondazione Rosselli, Turim, Italy / Performance and the Hysterical Body – University Paris XIII, France. / Dance & Politics – International Forum Rio Creative City, Rio de Janeiro, BB. / Performative / Formative: Reflections on Dance Education – Teatro Sergio Cardoso, San Paulo, Brazil
2012 Culture as a Key Axis of Cities’ Development – United Nations Conference on Sustainability / Cultural Meeting organized by the Brazilian Ministry of Culture / Culture as Fourth Pillar of Development - International Forum Rio Creative City, Rio de Janeiro, BR. / Cultural Capital Identification as a Strategy for Cities’ Development - Getúlio Vargas Foundation - FGV, Rio de Janeiro, BR. / Organizational Culture – Renaissance Executive Forum Meeting, Rio de Janeiro. / Creative Cities & the New Economy – Invited by he City Government of the City of Tres Rios.
2011 Practices of Freedom – Opening Lecture, Aspen International Arts Summit, Muscat, Oman. / Agenda 21 for Culture & the Arts of Rio – Espaço SESC, rio de Janeiro. / Arts & Culture for the Transformation of Organizations, Neighborhoods and CIties. Botanical Garden Foundation/ Empress Hall, Rio de Janeiro, BR.
2010 The Role of Arts & Culture in a Creative City - Opening Speech – I International Forum [Rio] Creative City, RJ/BR. / Embodied Leadership: Choreographies of Change. ILA -International Leadership Association Conference, Boston, US