Diego Pizarro is currently a dance professor at Instituto Federal de Brasília (IFB), holds a master of contemporary art from Universidade de Brasília and is a doctoral candidate in performing arts at Universidade Federal da Bahia, advised by Dr. Maria Albertina S. Grebler. He carried out research (Doctorate Internship) at University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), advised by Dr Jill Green, under a scholarship by the Brazilian Ministry of Education (Capes/PDSE/Process no. 88881.187880/2018-01). He is a dancer/choreographer who had his training in modern theatre dance at Amsterdam University of the Arts and is a Registered Somatic Movement Educator (ISMETA) certified as Teacher of Body-Mind Centering®, Practitioner of Articulation and Muscle Chains Method GDS, Gyrotonic® and Gyrokinesis® trainer. He directs CEDA-SI – Coletivo de Estudos em Dança, Educação Somática e Improvisação (Group of Studies in Dance, Somatic Education and Improvisation), since 2012. He is one of the main organizers and creators of the International Encounter of Somatic Practices and Dance (2018/2020) in Brasília, Brazil. Since 2019, he is editorial and advisory board member of Journal of Dance & Somatic Practices.