Fearghus Ó Conchúir
Fearghus Ó Conchúir is a choreographer, dance artist and artistic director. He was a recipient of a Dance Ireland Residency in DanceHouse 2021, and received a Hatch award in 2020.
Fearghus Ó Conchúir is a choreographer and dance artist. Frequently collaborating with experts from across and beyond the arts, he makes film and live performances that create frameworks for audiences and artists to build communities together.
His multi-platform work, The Casement Project, was one of the Arts Council's National Projects for Ireland 2016, part of the Ireland 2016 International Programme and of the 14-18NOW WWI Centenary Art Commissions.
He’s currently co-leading a dance programme with Micro Rainbow International that he initiated as part of The Casement Project to support LGBT refugees and asylum seekers. From 2018-2020, he was Artistic Director of National Dance Company Wales. His work for the Company toured across Wales as well as being presented in Japan as part of Wales’ cultural programme for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
He was appointed to the Arts Council of Ireland in 2018 and became Deputy Chair in 2019. He is Chair of the UK Dance Network.
Image credits: headshot- Matthew Thompson and performance- Karl Burke