PhD student in Portuguese Studies, at FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, with an FCT grant, develops the research project on alchemy and metaphor in the poetics of Herberto Helder and Yvette Centeno. He attended a degree in Theater at the University of Évora, graduated in Art Studies from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon and a master’s degree in Comparative Studies from the same institution, with the dissertation: Urfaust and Heinrich von Ofterdingen: a comparative study in the light of alchemical thinking. Not escaping from his Dionysian roots, he is still an actor and fado singer