CAROLINA MANO was born in Coimbra in 1991. She started her higher education studies in Economics at the University of Coimbra, where she received the Award of 3% Best Students of the University. She graduated in Stage Management and Theatre Production at the School of Music and Performing Arts (ESMAE) in Porto, obtaining several Merit Diplomas. She developed her Erasmus mobility programme at the Université d’Aix-Marseille in France and she has worked on several projects at the Marseille-Provence European Capital of Culture 2013.

She has worked as Assistant Producer at the 3bisf – Lieu d’Art Contemporain in Aix-en-Provence (France). In 2014 she completed her master’s Degree in Arts and Heritage: Policy, Management and Education, at University of Maastricht (The Netherlands), being distinguished as a student of merit through the PREMIUM programme. She did an internship at the Center d’Écologie Urbaine in Brussels (Belgium). Since 2015, she has been part of the Teatro da Garagem team, working on the production of the Company’s theatre productions, educational service, internationalization and programming projects, coordinated by Maria João Vicente.