CANCELLED-Darrah Carr Dance: Percussive Dance Workshop / Dancer from the Dance
- Wed 13 Jul 2022
- 14:00 - 16:00
- €15 public | €12 DI Members | €10 pre-professionals/festival performers
- Professional / Advanced
- Darrah Carr
* This event is cancelled**
Dancer from the Dance Festival of Irish Choreography is a gathering of Irish and Irish-identifying choreographers transcends across dance practice, gender, ethnicity, age, and ability in Irish dance and contemporary Irish identity. Curated by John Scott, artistic director of Irish Modern Dance Theatre.
We in Dance Ireland are delighted to partner with Irish Modern Dance Theatre on this year's Dancer from the Dance Festival for the fourth consecutive year. Supporting the Festival's classes and workshops increases the artistic development opportunities, connections and engagement points for dancers in Ireland with renowned dance artists from home and abroad. All this contributes to development of the art from and progression.
Join New York City's own Bessie-Award nominated company, Darrah Carr Dance, for an exciting Percussive Dance Masterclass! Following a full-body warm-up, the class will explore a fusion of Irish step dance and body percussion. Participants will learn excerpts of Darrah Carr Dance's repertory in the company's signature style of ModERIN - a unique blend of traditional Irish step and contemporary modern dance. All experience levels are welcome. Irish dance hard shoes or tap shoes are recommended, but are not necessary.
Darrah Carr Dance is a Bessie-Award nominated professional Irish dance company that specializes in ModERIN – a unique blend of traditional Irish step and contemporary modern dance. Recent performance highlights include: Good Morning America, The Today Show, the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, The Duke Theater on 42nd Street, Celebrate Brooklyn, Victory Dance at the New Victory Theater, and the company’s New York City season at the Irish Arts Center. Darrah Carr Dance is represented by Siegel Artist Management.