Born in Lisbon, Filipe Baptista began his artistic career as a dancer in 2008 through urban dances. In 2011, he began his training in contemporary dance and performance, highlighting names such as David Zambrano, Peter Michael Dietz, Jonathan Burrows, among others. He worked on creations by Madalena Victorino, Malavoadora, Kwenda Lima, Amálgama Companhia de Dança, Mário Coelho and Pedro Baptista.
He created the dance solo “Between a Rock and a Hard Place”; presented at the IX Festival Internacional de Solos de Dança Contemporânea (Malaposta). He collaborated with Mário Coelho providing support for creation and movement in the play “É Difícil Para Mim Dançar!”. He created the video installation project “ZÉNITE: Quadros de um Grande Jogo Poético”, which premiered at the A Salto 2020 Festival, in Elvas. In 2021, he’s invited as a creator for the curated project All Tomorrow’s Parties, where he created and presented the performance “ATMA_0.7”. He is currently working on a new dance-performance solo entitled “NADIR”.