Monica is the Artistic Director/Choreographer of MonixArts. She originally trained in Cyprus in classical ballet, modern theatre dance and contemporary, continuing her training in the UK as a contemporary dancer and choreographer. She graduated with a BA (Hons) Dance with Fine Art: New Media (University of Chester), a Professional Diploma in Dance Studies (Laban) and an MA Performance: Dance (University of Chichester). Performing credits include: Birmingham Royal Ballet, mapdance, Dance Digital, Carpe Diem Dance, BSkyB, Universal Studios, Warner Brothers, London Olympic Ceremonies, The Barbican, The V&A, Valentine Pictures, Canal +, Atlantic Films, amongst others.
She received a 15-month residency at Clarence Mews Studios, creating works that were performed at Resolution!, Edinburgh Fringe, The Lost Theatre, The Blue Elephant Theatre, The Riley Theatre, Drunken Chorus and Edinburgh Zoo. She has choreographed for various organisations and occasions which include: Marylebone Ballet School, Woking Dance, BMA, Carpe Diem Dance, Marian Alonso, Dance Digital and University of Cumbria.
For more information visit www.monicanicolaides.com