Workshop: John Scott

Tue 2 Jul 2019
14:00 - 16:00
€7 for DI members and €10 for non DI members
Open to all – no previous dance experience necessary.

John Scott, Choreographer and Artistic Director of Irish Modern Dance Theatre, leads a workshop exploring creation and development of material, spatial awareness, performance state, text, dance, wordless stories. Scott, founder and director of Irish Modern Dance Theatre, is known for tireless experimentation. Scott will engage in the processes he uses in the creative process for developing material for performance. Scott utilises the techniques he has learned from his own research and his performances with choreographers/artists as varied as Meredith Monk, Sara Rudner, Thomas Lehmen and The Living Theatre.

This workshop forms part of Dancer from the Dance: Festival of Irish Choreography, a new festival happening in New York’s 92nd Street Y and in Dublin at Project Arts Centre and Dance Ireland, curated by John Scott, Artistic Director of Irish Modern Dance Theatre. The festival focuses on Irish choreographers, both from Ireland and from the US, representing a wide perspective on modern Irish identity and varying influences on Irish dance, from traditional to contemporary.

Festival performances take place in Project Arts Centre on 2 & 3 July with choreography by Oona Doherty, Mary Nunan, Darrah Carr, Dylan Quinn, Liam O Scanláin, Mufutau Yusuf, Aoife McAtamney, Justine Doswell and John Scott.

Celebrating the vibrancy and diversity of Irish choreography, Dancer from the Dance is a partnership between Irish Modern Dance Theatre, Project Arts Centre, Dance Ireland, and 92nd Street Y and Irish Arts Center, New York.

Image by Mike Walker

For further information:

  • Telephone: +353 1 855 8800