Daiane Lopes da Silva is a dancer, choreographer, educator and the artistic director of Kinetech Arts. She studied at the Escola Municipal de Bailados de São Paulo, Brazil, and P.A.R.T.S., directed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker in Brussels. She graduated with a B.A. in Psychology, Alpha Beta Kappa, from SFSU. In the Bay Area, Daiane performed with KUNST-STOFF Dance Company, Labayen Dance, Robert Moses’ Kin, Little Seismic Dance Company, among others. In Portugal, she worked with Lisbon Dance Company, Almada Dance Company and DançArte. In 2014, she was a resident artist at Headlands Center for the Arts and a collaborator at Djerassi. She has performed her work and lead dance classes and workshops in Brazil, USA and Greece.