Jemima is a freelance dance artist and musician. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland. She attended Hunterhouse College and began dancing at the age of 3, training in Ballet, Irish dancing, Hip-hop and Musical Theatre.
Jemima went on to study at London Contemporary Dance School where she graduated with a First Class BA(Hons) in Contemporary Dance. She has been working professionally for the last six years with extensive experience in contemporary and commercial work.
Jemima has toured in various productions across the UK and internationally with
Tom Dale Company’s ‘I-Infinite’, ‘Surge’ and ‘Step Sonic’, James Cousins Company ‘Epilogues’, Avant Garde Dance Company’s ‘Fagin’s Twist’, and Joss Arnott Dance ‘5|0’.
She has recently been working with Shobana Jeyasingh Dance on a new production touring in 2022 and research & development with Akram Khan Company.
Her commercial credits include; Kylie Minogue ‘Magic’ music video and live performance for ‘The late show with Stephen Colbert’, Paloma Faith ‘Til’ I’m Done’ music video, Fleur East ‘Mine’ music video, Leif Coffield ‘Bloodstains & Love notes’ & ‘Say My Name’ music videos, Ellie Goulding ‘Close to Me’ performance at The X Factor Final 2018, SWATCH ‘Your Move’ launch event for new collection SKIN and Plan B photoshoot with Atlantic Records.
In 2020 Jemima was also nominated for 2 awards National Dance Awards: The Emerging Artist Award and Outstanding Female Modern Performance, so this is the second nomination from the NDAs.
Jemima has always been a keen musician, singer/songwriter alongside her dance career. Recently signed to Diverge Records under the artist name MYMA, she produced and released her debut EP ‘ALTER EGO’ which is available now on all streaming platforms and is currently working on a new album to be released early next year!