Monica Gomis

(Alcoy, 1973)
She trained as classical dancer.
From 1995 to 1998 trained at Authentic Movement, Laban Institute (New York). She also cooperated until 2006 with Trisha Brown, David Zambrano, Lisa Race, Micha Purucker; and Jan Ritsema, Marten Spanberger and Martin Nachbar, from Beursschouwburg Theathre, Brussels.
At 2003 Monica got a 3-month employment as guest lecturer and choreographer at Korean National University of Arts Seoul, Korea.
As dancer she worked for Micha Purucker and for Ludger Orlok.
Her choreographic debut was at 2004 with Dilo, aber sag es besser 2mal, can you say it again? Then (2005), she was invitated by Tanzhaus Düsseldorf to take part in the project Der neue Orient as a choreographer (project lead by Hooman Sharifi).
At 2006 she worked as coach und choreographer at Natalie Le Cores Movement-and-Voice-Project and prepared the realisation of the improvisation evening Corrupted Loop in cooperation with Mathis Mayr and guests (Munich).
She also had create the laboratories: the international lab for dancers and choreographers Les Repérages in Munich; three internationally casted laboratories (Body Territories) in co-operation with the Department of Arts and Culture of the City of Munich; Lab IV with Carmelo Salazar; Lab V with Thomas Lehmen and Una Bauer; Lab VI with Lilia Mestre and Elke van Campenhout; Lab VII: Authenticity of the performative body with Carmelo Salazar and Katja Schneider; Lab VIII with Martin Nachbar and Susanne Traub (Remembrance and perception); Lab IX with Lilia Mestre and Stefanie Fleckenstein (Emotional Body 2).
Some of her presentations supported by the city of München are: Questioning questions? during the festival Les lignes du corps at Valenciennes, France (2005); Performance with the Amazonas-people of the Yanomami, Gasteig Munich; guest performance: Holy heels at the Alcoy dance festival, Hermanas - Gomis & Stucky, co-production with Muffathalle München in co-operation with internationally renowned singer Erika Stucky; Stefan Dreher: Ausgenommen die Hunde (2008); 10. internationales ADEvantgarde Festival (Showdown): A Woman with a Plan, dance production, i-camp/ Neues Theater München; Lost, theatre play by Judith Al Bakri and Jochen Strodthoff.
She receives two dance grant (by the Department of Arts and Culture of the City of Munich).
At 2010 she has doing a residency at La Porta to work on the production of Catching a Big Fish (which was presented on the Neues Theater München). 
Recently she continues as recidence artist at La Porta, working on the piece Loft Stories with the collaboration of Teresa Acevedo.