Bio

Pedro is an international clown, director, teacher, speaker, psychologist and group specialist. 

He directed one of the biggest professional clown organisation in Portugal and Spain (www.narizvermelho.pt) for several years and for the last 12 years he trained more than 300 clowns worldwide.

Pedro is also a professional actor, hospital clown and Theatre director having performed and directed in 12 different countries. He’s an expert in Clowning, Improvisation, Physical Theatre and Comedy.

He is an renowned group leader, speaker and coach specialised in adapting the artistic tools of Clowning and Improv Theatre to the specific needs of different organisations, mainly Business/Corporate and Healthcare (Medicine/Psychology). He trained and inspired hundreds of business professionals and hundreds of psychologists, doctors and coaches through workshops, talks and immersive experiences focused on Creativity, Improvisation and Decision Making, Leadership, Playfulness and Humour, Emotional Intelligence, Communication and Empathy.

He’s trained, coached or gave talks for companies/institutions like Google, TED, Metro de Lisboa, Santa Casa da Misericórdia.

He graduated in Psychology at Coimbra University, he’s an associate of the Portuguese Society of Psychoanalytical Group Psychodrama and co-therapist in Psychodrama groups. He is a certified trainer.

He also collaborates teaching in post graduations such as “Self Development through the Expressive Arts” at ISPA University Institute (http://en.ispa.pt).

His mission in all his activities is to inspire people to come alive. 

"The meaning of life is to find your gift.

The purpose of life is to give it away."

Pablo Picasso