Dancer From The Dance
Dancer from the Dance: Festival of Irish Choreography, is 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.
A talk and workshops take place in Dance Ireland's DanceHouse studios, and 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.
Schedule of Activities in DanceHouse with Dance Ireland
Monday 1 July
Dance Ireland Masterclass, 3pm: Darrah Carr & Dancers
Dance Ireland Talk The Irish Dancing Body, 5:30pm: Panelists Darrah Carr, Kiribu, Dr Aoife McGrath, Rachel Donnelly and Mariam Ribon, Moderated by Michael Seaver
Tuesday 2 July
Dance Ireland Workshop, 2pm: John Scott
Thursday 4 July
Dance Ireland Masterclass, 12pm: Ty Boomershine
FILM SHOWINGS at Dance Ireland
Monday 1 to Thursday 4 July
Shoe Horn-Office/Ingrid Nachstern and Luca Truffarelli | Territorial Claims/Mary Nunan | Chased/Michelle Manahan with Breandan De Gallai | Evelyn Tables/Rebecca Reilly | Buail/Steve Woods and John Scott | Meat Kaleidoscope/Oona Doherty | Box of Two/Junk Ensemble | Motion Sickness/Jessica Kennedy and John Mcllduff | Bone Stone Dune & Sand Slope Slide/Tara Brandel
PERFORMANCES in Project Arts Centre
Tuesday 2 July, Project Arts Centre, 7:30pm
Darrah Carr and Dancers, USA – Dancing the Great Arc (excerpts) | Oona Doherty,Co. Down – Almost Blue | Aoife McAtamney, Dublin – Skin Songs | Liam O Scanláin, Mayo – Nascanna | Mufutau Yusuf, Meath – Pidgin
Wednesday 3 July, Project Arts Centre, 7:30pm
Oona Doherty, Co. Down – Almost Blue | Justine Doswell, Dublin - The thing is | Mary Nunan, Limerick – The Movement | Dylan Quinn, Fermanagh – Fulcrum (excerpt) | John Scott, Dublin – Heroes (excerpt)| Mufutau Yusuf, Meath – Pidgin