Oona Doherty

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Oona Doherty is an ISSAC Associate Artist. In 2016, she was the MAC Belfast HATCH Artist and the Prime Cut Productions REVEAL Artist. In 2017, Oona was given the Major Individual Artist Award by the Northern Ireland Arts Council. She has been teaching dance theatre workshops internationally since 2012. Oona studied at the London School of Contemporary Dance, University of Ulster and LABAN London (BA and Post-Graduate in Contemporary Dance Studies). She has been creating, collaborating and touring internationally since 2010, working with companies such as: TRASH (NL), Abbattoir Ferme (BE), Veronika Riz (IT), Emma Martin / United Fall (IE), Enda Walsh (UK). Oona worked as a choreographer for actors for the award-winning SCORCH by Stacy Greg, and for St Joan by Jimmy Fay, at the Lyric Theatre. Her collage art works and film works have been printed and exhibited in several galleries in Belfast, Dublin, Paris and Prague. Her previous pieces include: Leather Jacket Deluxe, Lady Magma, Echo Hunt (DOCNITE Series).