Born in Brasilia, Brazil. Gustavo began his training at Cia Josac and Academia Sarene Castro. In 2007, the Brasilia International Dance Festival awarded him scholarships to study at RNB Dance, Pacific DanceArts and EDAM Dance in Vancouver. Since then he has performed works by Lara Barclay, Monica Proenca, Li Yaming, Marie Chouinard, Nanine Linning, Farley Johansson, Shannon Moreno, Mauro di Candia, Shang-Chi Sun and others. As a choreographer he has created pieces for several companies, including Cia Josac, Rhema Cia de Danca, Pacific DanceArts and Tanz Theater Osnabrück. As a teacher he has worked with Hochschule Osnabrück and recently at the Beijing International Dance Festival in China. As an independent artist he has collaborated with a variety of artists from several fields, including Arne Bense and Shang-Chi Sun. Gustavo studied visual arts including drawing and painting at Papel ArtShop in Brasilia. He has recently displayed his art at venues such as Galerie Letsah and Pollyesters in Germany. He joined the Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company in summer 2015.