See Dance in Ireland

See dance taking place on stages throughout Ireland. 
To have a production listed email us HERE with your details. 

JUNE

 

HORRIBLE CREATURE 
Film premiere by Aine Atapleton
IFI Sun 16 Jun, 4pm

Horrible Creature is the second in a proposed trilogy of films directed by Áine Stapleton (dance and film artist) and is filmed at locations
in Switzerland where Lucia spent time. The first, Medicated Milk, challenged the accepted biography of Lucia’s life and considered the complexity of mental instability.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Áine Stapleton, hosted by Dr. Aoife McGrath (QUB).

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A DIFFERNT WOLF
Junk Ensemble
Cork Opera House, 16 & 17 Jun

A Different Wolf is a new dance opera created by multi-award winning Junk Ensemble and innovative music-theatre company Dumbworld (Belfast). The production is a poignant exploration of fear, where in a complex and uneasy world we all live with our own form of wolf. A Different Wolf blends visceral movement, text and exquisite song to create a powerful visual & sonic experience for the audience.

Created by: Jessica Kennedy, Megan Kennedy, John Mcllduff, Brian Irvine | Choreography: Jessica Kennedy, Megan Kennedy | Composition: Brian Irvine | Libretto: John Mcllduff | Set Design: Sabine Dargent | Lighting Design: Sarah Jane Shiels | Costume Design: Deirdre Dwyer
Performers include: Stephanie Dufresne, Aoife Duffin, Karl Fagerlund, Lucia Kickham, Amy Ní Fhearraigh, Stephen Moynihan
Choirs: Cork School of Music, Cór Geal

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CARNIVORE
Attic Projects / Luke Murphy
Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, 17 & 18 Jun

Award winning international choreographer Luke Murphy and renowned sculptor Alex Pentek collaborate on this provocative, atmospheric and energetic dance performance examining the nature of touch, contact and the electricity of our skin. A large installation of foldable origami pieces will be constructed and deconstructed throughout the performance.

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CIRCUS 
Tara Brandel
Rory Gallagher Theatre, Cork, 21 Jun

In a rapidly changing society, Circus looks at diverse experiences in contemporary Irish culture, through the lens of dance. Two performers, one live, one only in video projections. Playful, intense, poignant, irreverent, choreographer and performer Tara Brandel mixes street dance, twerking and contemporary dance, with aerial pole, and video projection, weaving diverse stories about masculinity, queerness, #MeToo and gender in collaboration with Nigerian street dancer Nicholas Nwosu who is currently a new immigrant in Ireland. 

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I/THOU

Liz Roche Company
Lime Tree Theatre, 21 June, 8pm

I/Thou is a mesmerising dance piece that responds to the work of iconic visual artist Brian O’Doherty, also known as Patrick Ireland.

Choreography: Liz Roche  Composition: Linda Buckley  Set and Costume Design: Joe Vanek  Lighting Design: Stephen Dodd

Dancers: Sarah Cerneaux, Miguel do Vale, Gloria Ros Abellana, Ailish Maher, Jack Webb, Kevin Coquelard. Cello Kate Ellis Recorded Singers Suzanne Savage & Robbie Blake

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ALMOST BLUE
Irish Modern Dance Theatre
Elizabeth Fort (22 June) / Bandstand, Cobh (23 June)

Almost Blue by Oona Doherty, one of Europe’s most gifted dance artists, is a goodbye dance, a farewell. An attempt to move what has come before and expand through chaos back to the gentle hum that came before the beginning. 

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SALOMÉ
by Eriu / Breandán de Gallaí
An Taibhdhearc; Galway International Arts Festival | 11 - 20 July 

A compelling Irish language & dance interpretation of Oscar Wilde’s classic, Ériu’s unique production of Salomé addresses the brutality of evilness through the voice, body, and music, all seamlessly united, each inciting & arousing the other.

Dancers: Siobhán Manson; Sarah Fennell; Yuki Nomiya; Breandán de Gallaí; John FitzGerald; Odhrán McLaughlin; James Greenan; Dane McKiernan

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