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Monique Jonas

Monique began dancing with the Chance to Dance programme before training at the Arts Educational Schools London. She completed her training at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, and received her Masters Degree from The London Contemporary Dance School, passing with distinction in 2017.

Monique joined the Richard Alston Dance Company in 2016 and toured extensively, both nationally and internationally with RADC, until their final performance in 2020. She is currently working with Mathew Bourne’s New Adventures.

Monique is the founder and Artistic Director of Jona Dance Company. She has been choreographing, movement directing, teaching and producing work both online and in person, with the aim of amplifying silenced voices through contemporary dance in the UK.

Over the years, Monique has also worked with Rambert Dance Company, Sally Marie, Hubert Essakow, Kim Brandstrup, Arcade Fire, Paloma Faith, Jamie Cullum and Theo Adams Company to name a few.

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Monique Jonas
Dancers' Development Experience Masterclass Guest Artist