Cork City, County Cork
Ophelia has been awarded the COVID 19 arts council fund in order to compose a collection of new music by Dec 2020.
Ophelia thrives in a live collaborative context hence In 2019 Ophelia formed an experimental project called PakAnimal. She books a monthly residency in The Crane Lane Theatre, Cork.
A new group of players is chosen each month to create a one-off, unrehearsed, song creating, groove focused, experimental shows. PakAnimal represents living in the present and being truly creative and challenged by making music for the sake of music-making.
Ophelia has thread the boards as often as possible and hustled many a great show while booking, rehearsing, leading, managing and promoting her musical works – supporting Acts such as Pete Rock, Ice Cube, De La Soul, Pharaohe Monch, Tony Allen, Ultramagnetic MC’s, Robert Glasper, Saul Williams & Maverick Sabre.
Ophelia is active at a local community level offering guidance to young musical artists with Music Generation Cork City and The Kabin Studios, where funding has been awarded to develop a youth lead hiphop playwriting group.