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Madaline is dancing her way to a Limerick stage November 12

Madeline is a new character-based dance work, and video series, for three dancers, four musicians, and one actor, based on a 1798 Irish Gothic novel of the same name by Regina Maria Roche. Picture: Ken Coleman Madaline is dancing her way to a Limerick stage November 12 “Madeline,” is a new character-based dance work, and video series,…


Limerick dancers to stage John’s Query this Winter

Limerick dancers to stage John’s Query this Winter John’s Query is a staged work and a video series for three dancers set in Limerick’s St. John’s Square, exploring 1) our changing notion of the public square as both a location and a network, 2) mistranslations, and 3) the pursuit of shared perspective. The three dancers…


Creative Show Presents Gogglebox 2017

The Creative Show is the brainchild of Angie Smalis, Artistic Director of Limerick Youth Theatre and Donal Sherlock, Manager of Daughters of Charity Service, Limerick. Its purpose is to integrate members of the youth theatre and service users by creating a variety show.   Donal tells me they wanted to “design a project that would…


16th International Connections in Motion Conference with Angie Smalis

This year marks the 16th International Conference in Irish-German Studies titled: “Connections in Motion: Dance in Irish and German Literature, Film and Culture”. This interdisciplinary and international conference will explore Irish-German connections through dance and other forms of movement in different places, institutions and media from the 1920s to today. Presentations will focus on encounters between…


Dance drama based on ‘Lenore’ comes to Limerick

“Lenore” is based on a poem of the same title written in 1774 by Gottfried Bürger. While the poem tells a Death and the Maiden tale this dance work interprets that theme as the individual’s struggle against change, by looking at how expectations are associated with everyday objects. The work draws from the 17th century…


Limerick dancer Angie Smalis on the road to New York

Abrons Arts Center presents dancer Angie Smalis and Colin Gee in Chaplet of Roses and They Go Out in Joy, May 6, 7 and 8 at Abrons Arts Center’s Experimental Theater. Angie Smalis trained and worked professionally as a dance artist in Athens, Greece before moving to Austria in 2001, to join the Viennese Opera,…