Light Moves Scholarship

Dance Ireland presents: Light Moves Festival Bursary 2023

Dance Ireland is offering one member a bursary of €500, in support of travel and accommodation to Light Moves Festival, taking place 9 -12 November in Limerick City. Tickets to the festival are provided by the Light Moves Festival.

Now in its 7th edition, the festival offers a thrilling showcase of the richness and diversity of artists who embrace dance, movement, and the screen in their work.

Application deadline is Monday 23 October at 10am. To apply, you must be a professional member of Dance Ireland and be available to attend the full festival. 

Apply via Google Form here. 

Light Moves Festival is proud to continue its long standing partnership with Dance Ireland with this opportunity, which goes towards the costs of attending the festival over the four days.

Light Moves 2023 has exploration and playfulness at its core, and includes seven live performances with four new commissions and the festival’s fourth exhibition of screendance works at Limerick City Gallery of Art, alongside engaging talks and presentations. The festival is also excited to present a 2-day workshop hosted by Tanin Torabi, and a Dance and Ecology Workshop facilitated by Rosemary Lee supported by Dance Ireland.

Please advise it is difficult to obtain accommodation in Limerick during this week and it is encouraged to plan ahead accordingly.

Check out the full festival schedule at

Light Moves Festival Trailer 2023 from Dance Limerick on Vimeo.

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