Mintesinot Wolde

Mintesinot is a contemporary dancer, choreographer, teacher, and active professional member of Dance Ireland.

He obtained an MA in Contemporary Dance Performance from the Irish World Academy of Music & Dance at the University of Limerick. He participated in Step Up dance project 2018, participated in numerous performances directed by notable Irish dance choreographers throughout his dancing career, recently been appointed to the Artist Panel for Roscommon County Council for 2020.

Mintesinot is originally from Ethiopia but is now based in County Roscommon in Ireland, since graduating he has established his own dance company, creating dance pieces alongside working with other dance artist associates. In 2020 this year, he has awarded dance in residencies in Shawbrook and Dance Ireland.

Mintesinot has also received professional training in Traditional and African Contemporary dance from Jant- bi Ecole- des sables Senegal in 2013. His dance works and artistic practice focus on improvisation dance techniques, specifically working on constructing dance movement elements, patterns, and rhythms of body movement in the space. And to research and process these layers of movement as various imagery in dance choreography.

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