Limerick collective to mark International Dance Day

Alan Owens

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Alan Owens

Limerick collective to mark International Dance Day

Isabela Oberländer in Limerick Dance Collective’s new series of dance works Making Space: Changing Ground Picture: Lucy Dawson

A GROUP of Limerick based professional dance artists will celebrate International Dance Day with a performance entitled Making Space: Changing Ground.

The six new dance works, performed as one piece, will be premiered at Dance Limerick on Friday, April 29 – marking the international day of dance in the process. 

Featuring original sound composed by students of the MA in Music Technology at UL, the piece, as explained by collective member Siobhan Ní Dhuinnín, examines “the relationships we have with the shifting structures of the world around us”.

“Creating a map of varied and individual responses to three words - Landscape, Mobility and Change - this unique dance performance showcases a fresh and inventive approach to collaboration,” she said of the collective, which also includes Lisa Cahill, Lucy Dawson, Kristyn Fontanella, Isabela Oberländer and Micheál Rowsome.

““We’re also very excited to be working with students from the MA in Music Technology at UL, as part of this creative, organic process,” she added.

Jenny Traynor, Director of Dance Limerick, said the resource organisation was “delighted to support professional dance artists in Limerick through the Limerick Dance Collective”.

“This is an exciting initiative and a wonderful opportunity for contemporary dance artists based here to work together, to learn from and inspire each other and to show Limerick audiences the innovation and creativity that exists on their doorstep,” she said. 

Making Space: Changing Ground takes place on Friday, April 29 at 8pm. Tickets €10. See www.dancelimerick.ie.