Tiago Porteiro, is currently Assistant Professor at the Universidade do Minho, Portugal. Previously he was Assistant Professor at the Department of Theatre Studies of the Universidade de Évora, where he directed the degree for 8 years. His research interests (member of Centro de Estudos Humanísticos da Universidade do Minho) include pedagogy in performing arts, training of actors, site-specific projects and documentation of creative processes. He is an actor and stage director and developped a research about  PhD programs in arts in Portugal.