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Davidson Farias, a Swiss-Brazilian choreographer and educator, started his professional dance training at the Ana Araujo Ballet School in São Paulo during the 2000s.


In 2004 he became a company member of the Cia. de dança de São José dos Campos, which ignited his professional dance career. After a two-year position with Cisne Negro Dance Company, one of Brazil's most highly critiqued and world-class dance companies - with international tours to Argentina, Uruguay, and Chile.

He was then invited to participate in a project with the contemporary choreographer Mauricio de Oliveira at the Companhia de dança Siameses in São Paulo.

Davidson won high accolades in a number of prominent dance competitions in Brazil and represented his country at the Youth America Grand Prix in the United States.  


In 2009 he joined Tanz Luzerner Theater in Switzerland as a soloist dancer, performing over 50 original creations, world-class premieres, and touring company performances in Belgrade, Holland Dance Festival, and Antwerp. Works by choreographers such as; Patrick Delcroix, George Reischl, Ken Ossola, Kinsun Chan, Jochen Heckmann, Andre Mesquita, Felix Landerer, Cayetano Soto, Maurice Causey, Stijn Celis, Lukáš Timulak, Fernando Melo, (La Fura dels Baus) Sandra Marín Garcia, Andonis Foniadakis, Gustavo Ramírez Sansano, and Didy Veldman, amongst others. Where he interpreted leading roles like Romeo in Romeo & Juliet by Matjash Mrozewski and Prince Desire in Sleeping Beauty by Stijn Celis.

He performed too as a guest artist at the Konzert Theater Bern. And in the role "Perithous" alongside the leading character role in the Zurich Opera House's "Hippolyte et Aricie."


Davidson furthered his choreographic talent by showcasing new creations using the sold-out productions of the Dancemakers Series at Tanz Luzerner Theater. 


In 2016 he retired as a dancer to pursue a career in choreographing and teaching, taking him all over Switzerland, Germany, The Netherlands, Russia, and back to Brazil and the USA.


Davidson has taught, choreographed, and assisted at dance schools and professional companies such as Tanz Luzerner Theater, Zurich Ballet Company, Theater Konzert Bern, Cia. Toula Limnaios Berlin, Boris Eifman Dance Academy, Codarts Holland, TanzWerk101, Indiana University Bloomington - USA, Tanzhaus Zürich, Tanzinwinterthur, Musical Factory Dance School, Companhia de Ballet da Cidade de Niteroi, Dance Area Geneva, Zurich University of Arts, Cinevox Junior Company, among others. 


​Davidson furthered his education and graduated with a Masters's degree in Choreography at the Zurich University of Arts. 

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