Bio

She received a MA in Contemporary Dance Performance from the University of Limerick in 2003 and a MPhil from University College Cork (2015-2017). She was selected dance artist for the ICNWP’07 (Irish Choreographers New Work Platform 2007) under the mentorship of Wendy Houstoun (UK Choreographer). She joined Daghdha Dance Company Mentoring Programme and received a Bursary Award by Dance Ireland/the Arts Council to develop new work under the mentorship of Amanda Coogan. She received two residencies at the Firkin Crane (“Blank Canvas” and “Inquiry”). She worked with Cork City Ballet, cruX Dance Theatre Company and REBUS Improvisation Dance Company. Blending her interest in performance, choreography, collaboration, and teaching, Inma facilitated and choreographed the LifeSounds project led by UCC PhD student Grainne McHale. This project was granted an Arts Participation Project Award. She has also worked with UCC PhD composer Dorone Paris in her project, ‘The Lion’s Den’, and with UCC PhD Digital Arts Sara Wentworth, IV WILLS. She has been guest teacher & choreographer at the CSN Dance course, Cork School of Dance and with Cork Youth Ballet Company. She has collaborated with : Helle Helsner, Dorone Paris, Sara Wentworth, Carolyn Collier, Patricia Klich, Eimear Reidy, Sean Breathnach, Cindy Cummins, Ankie Janssen, Brian Lane, Mick O’Shea, Danny McCarthy, Rosie O’Regan, John Godfrey, Damian McCarthy, Tomasz Madajczak, Bernadette Cronin, Tommy Grace & Robert Monaghan among others. Inma was invited to work with Amanda Coogan at the Royal Hibernian Academy (Dublin) and at the UILLINN West Cork Arts Centre. She is a guest artist at The Glucksman Gallery in UCC as workshop facilitator. Inma continuos her most recent collaborative project titled ‘Isolation’ in collaboration with Robert Monaghan. This project was presented at CAGE Gallery as part of LOOP Barcelona 2019 & 2020 and at CIACLA 2020.

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