The River Will Still Run to the Sea She who may be described a handsome woman witnesses the city shed another skin. Not for the first time, it presents a new visage, an unfamiliar interface, although not entirely changed. The old skin peels away and part of it feels like death for the City has […]Read more "Catherine Young"
Niche Niche is a dance about finding your place. Its cast, like Dubliners new and old, adapt to changed circumstances in a choreography that is as tough, quirky and unexpectedly beautiful as the city itself. Made in Dublin’s Docklands in the last days of a boom that transformed the urban landscape and changed the lives […]Read more "Fearghus Ó Conchúir"
Low _ lying The performance investigates the strata and topography of the Docklands area: the land’s physical shape and its ancestry. The piece quotes from and directly responds to these surroundings and their history. Alongside the three creators, Low _ lying is made in collaboration with and performed by vocalists from Tonnta Music, Julie Shanley […]Read more "Jessie Keenan, Robbie Blake and Ciara McKeon"
Sometimes We Break Sometimes We Break is a dance and sound promenade piece that explores incompleteness and ‘parts to a whole’. Leading the audience on a designed journey of movement and sound, the piece focuses on things that stop working, things that are interrupted and missing parts. Choreography: Jessica Kennedy and Megan Kennedy Performers: Justine […]Read more "junk ensemble"
Preparations are relentless at Dance Ireland: the Mind your step team Argyris Argyrou, Eleanor Creighton and Giulia Galvan are fine-tuning the last details, looking forward to this weekend’s event. Mind your step will open up new connections between urban planning and dance. The participants will be encouraged to trace their own choreography of the city. Check the programme here. It […]Read more "Mind your step/Movement creates centres"
Ladies and gentlemen, The final programme of Mind your step #Dublin is out, please rush and get your tickets here! Dance Ireland invite you to a two-day event on choreography and urban planning. How do they connect? The 7th March will be devoted to a symposium about the development of the Docklands area, the role choreographers and […]Read more "Get your tickets!"
As the countdown to Mind your step in Dublin starts (7-8 March 2015), I wish to share with you a story Tiziana Bolfe told me. Tiziana, a choreographer and an architect at the same time, was one of the speakers I invited to the Mind your step roundtable in Bassano del Grappa (August 2014). She talked […]Read more "Leaving traces"