OPEN CALL for the Lighting Design for Dance project 2022.

We are looking for two choreographers to take part in the project that will run between Feb 7th - March 18th 2022 at Dance House and The Lir Academy.

The project is mentored by Choreographer Liz Roche and Lighting Designer Sinead Wallace, and pairs professional choreographers with MFA students in lighting design from The Lir Academy, offering a series of structured supports including:

- Free rehearsal space at Dance House to devise work
- Guidance and mentoring throughout the process
- Use of The Lir Academy theatre space
- Technical support and expertise throughout the process
- Stipend for participation.


Fridays 11th & 18th Feb – Workshops
Fridays 25th Feb, 4th March, 11th March – Lighting sessions in The Lir Theatre
Tech March 12th – 15th The Lir Theatre
Showing March 16th or 18th (TBC) The Lir Theatre

Deadline for submissions is Friday 17th December 2021 

To Apply: Please fill out this Google Doc Form

Note: Please make sure to send a CV or biog to

Decisions will be announced by the 2nd week of January 2022.

For more information see HERE

Project partners Liz Roche Company, The Lir Academy, Dance Ireland and the Irish World Academy, University of Limerick.

Photo credit: Steve O'Connor - Dēmos by Liz Roche Company/Crash Ensemble Dublin Dance Festival /Abbey Theatre 2021