studied classical technique in Brazil and Europe with: Toshie Kobayashi, Heloaldo Castello Silva, Yelle Bittencourt, Alexander Minz, Tatiana Leskova, Jane Blauth, Neide Rossi, Addy Ador, Hector Zaraspe, Hilary Cartwright, Alphonse Poulin, Gradimir Pankov and modern technique with: Yoshi Morimoto, Clive Thompson, Noemi Lapzeson, Renate Schottelius.From 1980 to 1991 Antonio Gomes was one of the most important interpreters of Oscar Araiz repertory as well as other important and distinguished guest choreographers produced in the Geneve™s Opera.
As a soloist, he danced pieces choreographied by: Oscar Araiz, Mats Ek, Jiri Kylian, Christopher Bruce, Ohad Naharin, Robert North, Vasco Wellemkamp, Jamey Hampton, Ana Itelman, Robert Thomas, Fred Howald.
While he was in the Grand Thé˘tre de Genéve under the management of the Generale™s Director Mr.Hugues Gall (now acting as General Director of Opéra National de Parisé).With the Geneva swiss company he perfomed in several countries in the world and had the chance to work with famous international artists in the middle of music, theater, opera and film.
was born in Lisbon (Portugal He trained at the National Ballet School in Portugal and at the Centre de Danse International Rosella Hightower in Cannes (France). As a dancer Hugo Viera joined the National Ballet of Portugal, Ballet Braunschweig, Ballet Karlsruhe and the Richard Alston Dance Company and performed in choreographies by William Forsythe, George Balanchine, Itzik Galili, Vasco Wellenkamp, Rui Horta, Bill T. Jones, Richard Alston, Pierre Wyss, Antonio Gomes and Olga Roriz. Hugo Viera participated in the Solo-Tanz-Festival in Stuttgart (Germany), the International Arts Festival in Macau (China) and created a ballet for the Noverre Society - the young choreographers evening of the Stuttgart Ballet. He was a finalist in the International Competition for Choreographers in Hannover (Germany). Hugo Viera co-directed and choreographed the opera "Triumphierende Liebe" for the Musik Tage Hannover. He has created pieces for the Ballet Karlsruhe, CeDeCe, Ballet Braunschweig, Hannover Opera House, Tiroler LandestheaterInnsbruck, Dancarte and Theringen Ballet.