IYBO Dance Course 2024

In 2024, the Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra will introduce baroque dancers as part of their performance course. In 2024, the IYBO will be performing to Handel’s Water Music. IYBO 2024 will take place from Monday, 15 until Saturday, 20 July 2024.

There will be two performances:

Friday, 19 July 2024 in the Large Room of Waterford City Hall in association with Waterford Symphony Club.
Saturday, 20 July 2024 in St Patrick’s Hall, Dublin Castle as part of the Irish Baroque Orchestra’s Dublin HandelFest.

The course is aimed at dancers, aged 16 – 24 from any dance background who have an interest in learning more about Baroque dance. 

The course will be led by Mary Collins, an Early Dance specialist. The course will cost €250 for participation.

Lunch will be provided from Monday – Thursday during rehearsals and on Friday in Waterford before the performance.

The course is non-residential. However, limited accommodation is available in the Dublin area for which there will be a charge of €150 to subsidise the overall cost of staying.

You can apply online via the application form.

Applications will close on Friday, 5 April 2024.

Link here to more info on the IYBO website.