Chalking down the patterns of everyday movement

Chalking down the patterns of everyday movement

During Northern Ireland’s peace negotiations the word “choreography” popped up again and again in news statements. Both sides were aware of the importance of the…

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Cold Dream Colour

Cold Dream Colour

Although billed as a dance homage to Louis le Brocquy, Cold Dream Colour refused to be a moving representation of static canvases. The first moments…

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Never Look in the Mirror when You’re Dancing

Never Look in the Mirror when You’re Dancing

We’re near the end of the Fringe, so have you seen enough angsty shows full of, like, really important messages and delivered in a this-is-my-big-chance-so-I-don’t-care-if-you’re-bored-for-two-hours…

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This Is and A Study in Absence/A Study in Presence

This Is and A Study in Absence/A Study in Presence

In spite of the billing, This Is isn’t a dance-in-progress anymore, but a fully-formed piece that sets new standards for Croí Glan Integrated Dance. Choreographer…

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The Work The Work

The Work The Work

Dance duo Fitzgerald & Stapleton are back home with New York praise ringing in their ears. Their Chocolate Factory-commissioned The Work The Work exudes choreographic…

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Ballet Ruse

Ballet Ruse

Emma O’Kane and Muirne Bloomer set out to create a dance about dating, but as soon as they got into the rehearsal studio all of…

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Cleaner

Cleaner

Although there’s one performer, Cleaner is in no way a one woman show. Puppeteer Medb Lambert (yes, she’s one of those Lamberts) draws on a…

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Return Journey

Return Journey

In the movies departures by rail are always the most dramatic, agonisingly stretched by a lover running down the platform following the head poking from…

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Next to Skin: The World From Inside and Outside

Next to Skin: The World From Inside and Outside

Next to skin is intimate, but under the skin is as close as you can get, and this is the metaphoric territory that John Scott…

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