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Inma Pavon

Inma Pavon received a MA in Contemporary Dance Performance from the University of Limerick in 2003 and a MPhil from University College Cork (2015-2017). Inma is a guest teacher at Cork College of FET for the Dance Diploma course. She runs Contemporary Dance / Ballet / Improvisation Classes and Workshops in Cork.

She was selected dance artist for the ICNWP’07 (Irish Choreographers New Works Platform 2007) under the mentorship of Wendy Houstoun (UK Choreographer). She was part of 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 was a dancer and choreographer in 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. Inma was invited to work with Amanda Coogan at the Royal Hibernian Academy (Dublin) and at the UILLINN West Cork Arts Centre. She was commissioned a new piece by The Glucksman Gallery in UCC titled Art Movements, which will be included in the UCC Arts Collection. Inma continues 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.

Inma was invited as a guest choreographer for a national youth dance project ‘Resilience’ by Dublin Youth Dance Company to work with selected Irish Youth Dance Companies. She has been accepted in the Irish Teaching Council and recently appointed Director of the New Joan Denise Moriarty Youth Dance Company in Cork City.