Monica Nicolaides is a contemporary choreographer and movement director working in dance, theatre, opera and film.
Her choreographic portfolio includes commissions from Peregrina EnChantica, Hallidonto, British Medical Association, Marylebone Ballet, Third Row Dance Company, Dance Digital, University of Cumbria and Homs Arthaus, amongst others.
Monica is the Artistic Director of MonixArts, a contemporary dance company, creating works about human behaviour and relationships in current society. The company's works were featured on BBC Persia, performed at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Offbeat Festival, The Place, The Blue Elephant Theatre and Edinburgh Zoo. These works received support by Arts Council England, IdeasTap Innovators Fund, Candoco Dance Company, Clarence Mews Studios, bbodance and Hiive.
Recent works: Revival Director for Ryedale Festival Opera, Choreographer for music videos for Something Motel productions.
Dance UK - Featured Choreographer of the Month December 2014
Hiive One's to Watch
Zealous Interview: about.zealous.co/articles/monica-zealous-meetup-2/
Limpin Chicken Interview: limpingchicken.com/2017/06/16/meet-monixarts-who-have-created-a-dance-performance-based-on-a-bsl-poem/