DI Residency: Jade O’Connor

Mon 20 Jan 2020 - Fri 24 Jan 2020
10:00 - 18:00

Jade O'Connor will be in residence in our DanceHouse studios for a development and research period for a new work she is creating.

Find out more about Dance Ireland Residencies here. 

Jade O’Connor is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Dublin.

Jade has trained at the Irish Institute of Dance and Choreography, Firkin Crane, Cork and graduated on a scholarship from Millennium Performing Arts, London with a BA in Musical Theatre &

Since graduating she has worked extensively with Catherine Young Dance Company as a singer, writer & composer while touring Ireland and The Middle East. She has performed at venues and festivals across the world including The Jerusalem National Theatre and back home at The Abbey Theatre & Dublin Dance Festival. Jade is currently doing an international tour with Broken Talkers Theatre Company & Mary Coughlan with their show Woman Undone.

While also working as a free-lance artist, Jade is the co-director of Award Winning company FemmeBizarre Theatre with Kate Finegan. FemmeBizarre write / produce
their own work and blend spoken word, original music composition, physical theatre, aerial and vertical dance. To date, FemmeBizarre have presented work for THISISPOPBABY, Theatre Machine, Electric Picnic and Film Fatale. In 2018, the company received Project Award funding for their very first production CAGED - Winner of Dublin Fringe Best Duo / Judges Choice & Best Production
Nominee. This show will do a national tour in 2020 with thanks to The Arts Council Ireland. Also this year, FemmeBizarre received Project Award 2020 from The Arts Council for brand new work which will be presented in mid 2020.

Read more about Jade here