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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Straight to DVD

Straight to DVD

Sometime in the past a critic bemoaned Ponydance’s “pointless group numbers”. He or she now gets pride of place in the opening video in Straight…

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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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Dublin Dance Festival

Dublin Dance Festival

As she places her coat on a hanger and takes off her boots before dancing NowHere, Divya Kasturi appears to shed her past upon entering…

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The Falling Song

The Falling Song

There are a few key ingredients that contribute to the continuing success of dance troupe Junk Ensemble, and many were evident in their latest production…

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Body and Forgetting / The Wake

Body and Forgetting / The Wake

The title of Body and Forgetting neatly encapsulates much of choreographer Liz Roche’s output. As a craftswoman, her seductive choreography has always centred on the…

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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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The Smell of Want

The Smell of Want

You are what you pay when it comes to theatre seats: whether scrimping to afford a squinty seat in the gods, or splashing out so…

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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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