Jemima was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland where she began her training in ballet, Irish dancing and musical theatre. Before moving to London in 2012, Jemima had the opportunity to work with Hofesh Shechter as part of the U.Dance Ensemble, performing ‘Tank’ at The Royal Festival and Queen Elizabeth Hall.
She went onto study at London Contemporary Dance School, attaining a first class BA(Hons) in Contemporary Dance. Throughout her three years of training she worked with many highly-acclaimed artists including Crystal Pite, Didy Veldmon, James Cousins and Kerry Nicholls to name a few.
Since graduating, Jemima has worked with Joss Arnott Dance performing a UK tour of ‘5/0’ alongside world renowned musician Dame Evelyn Glennie. She has also worked with Avant Garde Dance, playing the role of Oliver in ‘Fagin’s Twist’ in collaboration with Tony Adigun and The Place. Other projects include work with Sally Marie, Didy Veldmon and Antoine Marc.