Monica Munoz Marin
Mónica Muñoz Marín (Barcelona, Spain) studied dance at the Folwang Hochschule in Germany.
She has worked throughout Europe with dance makers including Rui Horta, Cie Toula Limnaios, Rodolpho Leoni, Helgue Musial, Tabea Martin, Public in Private, Cie. Drift, Irina Pauls, Konstatinos Rigos and Joachim Schlomer.
In Ireland she has perfomed with CoisCéim Dance Theatre many times over the years. In 2002 she was nominated Best Upcoming Dancer by the magazine Ballet-Tanzinternational.
For the past few years she has developed her own choreographic work, for adult and young audiences, integrating choreographic forms and theatrical invention. She is a passionate advocate for dance and its development in Ireland and she especially beliefs in the value of dance at a young age. In 2017 she received the Docklands Arts Fund from Business to Arts, bringing dance performances and opportunities to engage with this art form to schools from Dublin inner city. Her piece Princesses Can Be Pirates received the Touring and Dissemination Award from the Arts Council in 2019 and has toured nationally to 12 venues. Alongside her choreographic practice, Mónica teaches dance in community and education settings.