Jussara Belchior is a dancer from Brazil who refers to herself as “bailarina gorda”, fat ballerina. From 2007 to 2018, she was part of Grupo Cena 11 Cia. de Dança. Currently, she is a PhD student of the postgraduate programme for theatre of the Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina with her research thesis Investigações Pesadas (Heavy Investigations). She collaborates with other groups as a director, assistant director, interlocutor and critic. Her principal concerns include the poetics and politics of movement and positioning through dance.