As an actress since 1981, it was in theatre that Claudia Cadima became a professional. Since then, she has participated in a large number of plays, TV-shows, series and films. Since the beginning of her career she has also worked with animated films, both doing voice-over work and as an actors’ director. Furthermore, she is often part of international creative teams for the adaptation of their works in Portuguese. Having taken part in the creation of GDA in Portugal (the performers’ collective management organisation representing musicians, actors and dancers), Claudia Cadima is also member of its Board of Directors. GDA has been a member of SCAPR since 2005.