Contemporary Online with Philip Connaughton
- Mon 30 Nov 2020 - Fri 4 Dec 2020
- 10:00 - 11:30
- Please Note:
- ** Friday class taught by Lucia Kickham **
- €5 DI Students / €7 DI Members / €10 Non-members / Member 10 Class Card €50
- Professional / Advanced
- Philip Connaughton
Philip’s class is geared towards quality of movement and a performance practice.
A functional, heat generating warm up that leads directly into a process where he delves into his work over the last four years around muscle memory and shifting between a bodies remembered physical states.
** Friday's class will be covered by Lucia Kickham**
Please note: all bookings for Morning class will now be made online only through Mindbody
Philip Connaughton is a choreographer/performer from Dublin. He trained locally and then went on to study at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in London. As a choreographer, his first solo, Embody, was created during a residency at Movement Research (NYC). Since then he has been performing his work both at home and abroad. He was artist in residence at axis:Ballymun  where he created Mortuus Est Philippus which he performed as part of Dublin Dance Festival and Festival Instances, Chalon-sur-Saône . He was associate artist of Dance Ireland in 2013 and in 2014, he formed Company Philip Connaughton and made a large-scale ensemble piece Tardigrade that won best design in the Tiger Dublin Fringe Awards. His lecture-performance Dance Uncovered (sensational) was featured in DDF 2015. Following that, he created Whack!! in collaboration with Ashley Chen of Compagnie Kashyl (Paris), which has toured extensively throughout France and Ireland. He then made Extraterrestrial Events which previewed at studio le Regard du Cygne in Paris and then premiered at DDF 2017. In 2018 ASSISTED SOLO , was created for Dublin Fringe Festival’s 2018 programme. It was nominated for Best Production, Best Design, and Best Performer.
The company’s most recent work Mamafesta Memorialising premiered at KLAP, maison pour la danse, Marseille, followed by a run at the Cork Opera House and Project Arts Centre earlier this year. Philip was recently awarded an Irish Times Theatre Award for his work on Rough Magic's production of Much Ado About Nothing.
Also working in theatre and opera, Philip’s credits include The Threepenny Opera (The Gate Theatre -Dublin Theatre Festival), Noel Coward’s The Vortex (The Gate Theatre), Der Vampyr, Faust (The Everyman Theatre), The Bloody Irish (PBS TV, America), Elevator, I'm Your Man, RIOT, and SHIT (THISISPOPBABY). Annie, The Wizard of Oz , The Cork Proms (Cork Opera House), Much Ado About Nothing (Rough Magic-Kilkenny Arts Fest.).
Philip is a Project Arts Centre Resident Artist.
For further information:
- Telephone: +353 1 855 8800