Chimæra

Chimæra

The Kinect for X-Box 360 has changed gaming by replacing dexterous thumbs with all-body movement. Its motion-sensing technology can also be increasingly found in theatres….

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The Cove

The Cove

Dance has always had a love-hate relationship with gravity. Ethnochoreologists will point to ritual dances that sought, not only to connect individuals with each other,…

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Dogs

Dogs

“The moment of survival is a moment of power” is the paradoxical tagline to Dogs and it provides a neat encapsulation of the choreography’s revelation…

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FLÅTPÄCK

FLÅTPÄCK

With current uncertainly about the future direction of opera in Ireland, Ulysses Opera Company’s IKEA-inspired FLÅTPÄCK proposes a cheap, easy-to-construct, yet stylish model. That metaphor,…

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Body Duet

Body Duet

John Scott’s Irish Modern Dance Theatre is twenty-one this year, although he choreographed previously with Dublin City Ballet, Irish Theatre Ballet and as an independent…

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Rian

Rian

Sean Ó Riada’s importance within the Irish cultural landscape is under continuous debate. There might be consensus that he brought Irish traditional music from the…

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Faun / As You Are

Faun / As You Are

It’s a long shadow. Almost a century after his choreography redefined dance and its relationship to the other arts, Vaslav Nijinsky still holds a fascination…

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To Be Straight With You

To Be Straight With You

It has been twenty-one years since DV8 created Dead Dreams of Monochrome Men, a reaction to the UK’s Clause 28, which prohibited local councils from “promoting”…

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