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Varinia Canto Vila (Santiago de Chile, 1976) graduated as dancer from the Conservatory of Arts - Universidad de Chile and from P.A.R.T.S in 1999. In 2014, she graduated from Goldsmiths University where she undertook an MA in Art & Politics. She has mainly worked as a dancer-performer for Meg Stuart / Damaged Goods in Highway 101 (1999) and Violet (2011); for Lilia Mestre in Unnoticed, for Rachid Ouramdane, Claire Croizé, Marcos Simoes, Metter Edvardsen, and Thomas Steyaert and Raul Maia.
In 2004 she has created the Making of, a solo project supported by Dans in Kortrijk. Varinia also collaborated with video artist Kurt d'Haeseleer on the installation Another Dress Code. In 2006 Canto Vila was involved in the creation of Affected, Claire Croizé's first full‑length performance. Further she collaborated as a performer on the creation of or else nobody will know (2007) by Mette Edvardsen and Angle (2007) by Kyung Ae. In 2010 Varinia collaborated as a performer with Marcos Simoes on Eskimo (known before as (Laughing) Insults) and in the same year she premiered During Beginnng Ending, a solo project supported by WpZimmer and workspacebrussels, and winner of Prix Jardin d’Europe 2010 for work in progress category. In 2013 she participated in the creation of The Ballet of Albertina Macchiavello, Johnny Mclay and Ignatz van Stereo by Raul Maia and Thomas Steyaert.