Jennifer Irons

Jennifer IronsJennifer is an award-winning artist and producer and works internationally with diverse groups of people in theatre, film, interactive site-specific and arts for social development projects. After training with Candoco during her degree at London Contemporary Dance School, she became an Artist with Candoco Dance Company in 2006. She has since been involved on myriad projects such as their groundbreaking Foundation Course, the ADAPT program for gifted and talented dancers, Moving Bodies, teacher training programmes and choreographic residencies nationwide and was co-leader of Cando2 Youth Company.

In 2012 Jennifer completed her Masters in Dance Theatre at Trinity Laban and continues to teach as guest lecturer worldwide. She is director of the collaborative dance and physical theatre company ironINC and the arts and cultural exchange program ironINC in Africa. She was Assistant Choreographer on Birmingham Opera’s Othello, nominated for an RPS Award for Best Opera in 2009. In 2011 she won Best Choreography at the UK Music Video Awards for her work on Wave Machines’ Keep the Lights On. She is currently a commissioned artist with Dance Digital and is part of East London Dance’s Bank Program where she co-choreographed the large-scale Tomorrow’s Men project staged in Canary Wharf as part of the London 2012 Festival. She is Co-Artistic Director of the dance and digital technology company make.AMPLIFY. Their present work Apparitions features larger-than-life video mapped projections commissioned as part of the official opening of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in July 2013.

www.jenniferirons.co.uk