Dori Nigro is a performer and educator. Originally from Pernambuco (Brazil), he became involved in the arts through community amateur theatre and accessed his studies through racial quota policies. He is currently doing research for his doctorate in Contemporary Art at the University of Coimbra. He completed a master’s in Contemporary Art Practices; a specialization in Art Education; a bachelor's degree in Social Communication and a degree in Pedagogy. He is a member of the Tuia de Artifícios collective and of the União Negra das Artes (UNA).