Alice Ripoll lives in Rio de Janeiro, where she graduated from Angel Vianna College. Since 2002 she has been active as a dancer, choreographer and director. In 2009 she took over the direction of the Gruppe Cia. REC, and since 2014 she has collaborated with the Gruppe Suave Relíquia. In the same year she directed “O princípio da casa dos pombos”, a solo by the circus artist Camila Moura. She achieved her international breakthrough with the work “Suave” (2014). The piece toured throughout Europe in 2015, and was invited to the Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival in the Netherlands, to the International Summer Festival at Kampnagel in Hamburg and to Zurich’s Theater Spektakel, where Ripoll was nominated for the ZKB Patronage Prize.