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ABOUT ME// CURRENT PROJECTS

 

About Me

Monique is a Jamaican born contemporary dance artist and creative based in London, England. She is passionate about art being for all people and thus advocates for authentic diversity within the arts.

Trained in Classical Ballet, Contemporary dance, Jazz and Tap (see below for further training information).

 

CURRENT PROJECTS

MATHEW BOURNE'S NEW ADVENTURES

Company Dancer

Stay tuned for further information!

JONA DANCE COMPANY

Artistic Director

Stay tuned for our "Skin Deep" project to be released soon.

Upcoming performance of "Toh-Kuhn" at the Undercroft Scratch Night.

Currently on hold due to Covid-19

PHOENIX DANCE THEATRE

Company Dancer

Plans are on hold as a result of Covid-19

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CV

2020

2016 - 2020

RICHARD ALSTON DANCE COMPANY

2019 to present

MATHEW BOURNE'S NEW ADVENTURES

2019 to present

JONA DANCE COMPANY

2018

SWEETSHOP REVOLUTION: SALLY MARIE

2017

KIM BRANDSTRUP

2016

RAMBERT

 
Stage Mist

TEACHING AND COMMERCIAL WORK

 

2016-2020

TEACHING: ESSENTIAL ALSTON

  • Cunningham Technique Classes

  •  Alston Repertoire

  •  Creative workshops

2016 to present

TEACHING: DILEK TAPTIK SCHOOL OF DANCE

  • Baby ballet

  • Tap

  • Jazz

2019 to present

TEACHING: JONA DANCE

  • Company class

  • Jona Groove classes

  • Rep workshops

2018

ARCADE FIRE

Live performances at Wembley Arena

2018

SKIN II : HABIBA DA'SILVA CAPAIGN

Headscarf campaign

2017

SKIES TURN GOLD: RAMONA FLOWERS

A Nexus productions music video

Art Gallery

TRAINING

Ba (Hons) 1st Class Degree

Masters of Arts 1st Class Degree

Monique trained at The Rambert School before studying and gaining her Masters Degree at the London Contemporary Dance School

 

PRESS

 

"There is a spellbinding solo by Monique Jonas, a young dancer of great composure and singing lines." The Guardian, 2020

"...dancer, Monique Jonas frequently caught the eye with controlled energy and beautiful lines." Simon Bishop 2018, RADC review

"At the centre is Monique Jonas's Raymonda, who dances with dignified hauteur to Brahm's version of the czardas." Dance tabs.com, RADC review 2019

"Fever, a solo danced by Monique Jonas, is as pure and austere as Monteverdi's Si dolce e'l tormento Madrigal." British Theatre Guide, Sadler's Wells review 2018

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