Monica Nicolaides is a contemporary choreographer and movement director working in dance, theatre, opera and film.
A featured choreographer for DanceUK and Hiive’s ‘One-to-watch’, she received support for her work by Arts Council England, IdeasTap Innovators Fund, CAndoco Dance Company, Hiive, Clarence Mews Studios and bbodance. Her portfolio includes commissions by British Medical Association, Peregrina EnChantica, Third Row Dance Company, Dance Digital, Hallidonto, Homs Arthaus, University of Cumbria, and several filmed works with Something Motel 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.
Recent works: Movement Director for Ryedale Festival Opera
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/