Beatriz Graterol, born on Madeira Island on April 26, 1999.
Between 2011-2014, she was part of the Basic Specialized Artistic Dance Teaching Course at the Dance School of Funchal and completed the Secondary Specialized Artistic Dance Teaching Course between 2014-2017 in the same school.
She completed the vocational exams of the Royal Academy of Dance with Merit and Distinction.
She has been part since 2014 at ANIMAballet – Companhia Jovem do Escola de Dança do Funchal, where she worked with Theresa da Silva C. (former dancer of quorum ballet), among other young choreographers and Daniel Cardoso.
She danced in the plays “Endless” and “Madeira”, of the Dancing group with the Difference, choreographed by Henrique Amoedo (Artistic Director).
At the Dance School of Funchal, she collaborated in the assembly and creation of choreographies for shows and was responsible, in this school year, for contemporary dance classes for children between 9 and 12 years, under the supervision of pedagogical direction.
She participated in several dance competitions where she won awards of 1st and 2nd place – contemporary solo, classic and contemporary duet and award for best dancer in the competition.
As a student, she worked with the following choreographers: Pedro Augusto, Dimitra Poulos, Vanessa Fernandes (ballet), Elisabete Monteiro, Theresa da Silva C., Casey Lee Binns, Hélder Portelas, Henrique Amoedo, Cristina Pereira, René loui and Daniel Cardoso (contemporary).
In March 2017 she became a member of quorum ballet and has since danced the entire company’s repertoire and in August 2019 was invited to participate in the Beyond Border Ballet in Los Angeles where she has won 1st grade awards – contemporary solo, duet certificate of excellence for the favorite ballerina of the jury.