ROOT / Dances for Inside and Outside
A dance double bill ‘R00T’ by Saeed Hani In this short piece we will present the impact of body shapes, skin and lines on our emotions, thoughts and memories, and the confusion which can be created thereby. The research will be based on the lines and shapes of several abstract paintings translated to movements. Saeed worked with three graduates from the dance programme at University of Limerick this summer via online encounters and a residency prior to the premiere of October premiere of ‘Root’. This project is part of the Tipperary Dance International Exchange Programme connecting emerging professional dancers with international choreographers.Running time 20 mins. Choreographer Saeed Hani Dancers Anja Nicholson, Amberlee Toumanguelov, Hannah Scully, Painting Sofiia Akhmed. Nudity +16 ‘Dances for Inside and Outside’ by John Scott/ Irish Modern Dance Theatre A dance created for our times, in the make since the beginning of the Pandemic. Join a thrilling and fast moving dance explosion of eight stunning dancers from Ireland, Angola, France, Poland and Ethiopia, unleashed in a live performance to celebrate life, athleticism and joy. A cycle of dances for our times, created by John Scott and the determined dancers of Irish Modern Dance Theatre, Dances for Inside and Outside is a coming together of eight vastly different, virtuosic dancers, searching for safe space and trying to be together. They are celebrating life and searching for joy, despite the limitations imposed by Covid-19. Running time 45 minutes Choreography: John Scott Dancers: Diarmuid Armstrong, Ashley Chen, Dylan Holly, Magdalena Hylak, Favour Odusola, Rebecca Reilly, Sarah Ryan, Mintesinot Wolde This event will go ahead based on Government guidelines regarding venue capacity in respect of Covid 19. Tickets are strictly limited advance booking is advised. PLEASE NOTE TICKETS WILL GO OFF ONLINE SALE ON FRIDAY 8TH OCTOBER AT 2PM. PLEASE CALL BOXOFFICE IF YOU MISS THE 2PM DEADLINE & WISH TO PURCHASE TICKETS - THEY MAY BE ABLE TO HELP. HOWEVER TICKETS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE AFTER 5PM OR ON THE DOOR ON THE NIGHT. *Patrons should note that they may be required to have a Covid Certificate and ID with them to secure admission.