Dance Ireland News

Mentored Residency Support Award Update: Sibéal Davitt & Kristyn Fontanella with mentor Colin Dunne


Dance Ireland take a look in studio with Sibéal Davitt and Kristyn Fontanella as they complete the first week of their Dance Ireland Mentored Residency Award with Colin Dunne.

Dance Ireland Commission Award Recipient Announced


A dance legacy project becomes reality as Dance Ireland announces choreographer Breandán de Gallaí as recipient of the Dance Ireland Commission Award.

Dance Ireland at Light Moves Festival of Screendance


Celebrating the diversity of dance activity in Ireland, Dance Ireland commissioned 12 one-minute dance films, which premiered on the 21st of every month throughout 2013 as part of the organisations 21st anniversary programme. These dance shorts, collectively titled Minutes in Motion, will be screen as part of the inaugural Light Moves Festival of Screendance on Saturday 08 November at 11:30am (Screen 4).

Dancers Danny Ahern and Mary Nugent receive Mentoring Awards under Arts & Disability Connect scheme


Arts and Disability Connect is a new scheme designed to support artists with disabilities to make new and ambitious work. In this first year of the awards, seven artists have been awarded €25,000 under three strands:  New Work, Mentoring and Training.

Evening Class Spotlight: Ballet with Hilde Van Den Bergh


September saw the start of another exciting season of evening dance classes here at DanceHouse, and although the classes are already under way, our teachers are always thrilled to welcome a new face to the studio. Whether you’re a complete beginner, a seasoned professional, have two left feet or just fancy trying something new, DanceHouse teachers have the class for you. Class Spotlight: Ballet with Hilde Van Den Bergh.