Mia DiChiaro, is an Irish-based dancer and arts administrator interested in process-based collaborations and interdisciplinary practices
Born in New York, she graduated from University of Limerick with a First-class Honours degree in the M.A. in Contemporary Dance Performance (2020) and is currently developing site-specific research as a Tipperary Dance Platform Fellowship recipient. Her passion for arts activism and making dance accessible to broader audiences has led to exciting opportunities across the nonprofit sector in Ireland and the U.S. and she has taught movement workshops at psychiatric centres, nursing homes, and with incarcerated youth. In addition to her own research, she has had the pleasure of performing works by Liz Roche, Jack Webb, Ursula Robb, Paul White, Dina Abu Hamdan, and Robert Battle, among others. In 2019, she was honored with the Government of Ireland Higher Education Award as an International Scholar by the U.S. Ambassador/Chargé d’Affaires. She currently serves as an arts administrator with General Mischief Dance Theatre and Dublin Youth Dance Company.
Image Credits: Jesse Ditmar (Headshot) & Maurice Gunning (Performance)