LED BY PHILIP CONNAUGHTON 

8 APRIL – 19 MAY 2024

THE CHOREOGRAPHY PROJECT is an opportunity to work with professional choreographers in the exploration of contemporary performance.

CoisCéim BROADREACH is delighted to present the 21st iteration of THE CHOREOGRAPHY PROJECT. Led by esteemed choreographer, Philip Connaughton, this project is set to thrill and empower dance enthusiasts. This initiative will aim to foster individual and collective creativity in an exploration of contemporary performance, while providing invaluable insights from a seasoned professional in the field. 

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ABOUT PHILIP CONNAUGHTON

Philip Connaughton is a choreographer from Dublin. He trained locally and then studied at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance inArtist_Philip_Connaughton_1000x1000px_72dpiLondon. He was artist in residence at axis:Ballymun [2012] where he created Mortuus Est Philippus for Dublin Dance Festival and Festival Instances, Chalon-sur-Saône. He was associate artist of Dance Ireland in 2013 and in 2014, he formed Company Philip Connaughton and made a large-scale ensemble piece Tardigrade that won best design in the Tiger Dublin Fringe Awards. His lecture-performance Dance Uncovered… (sensational) was featured in DDF 2015. Following that, he created Whack!! with Compagnie Kashyl (Paris), which has toured extensively throughout France and Ireland, followed by Extraterrestrial Events which previewed in Paris and then premiered at DDF 2017. ASSISTED SOLO, was created for Dublin Fringe Festival’s 2018 programme.The company made Mamafesta Memorialising at KLAP, maison pour la danse, Marseille, followed by a run at the Cork Opera House and Project Arts Centre in 2019. Philip was awarded an Irish Times Theatre Award for his work on Rough Magic’s production of Much Ado About Nothing. In 2022 he created Party Scene in collaboration with Phillip McMahon and THISISPOPBABY for Cork Midsummer Festival and No Control for Carlow Arts Festival. He then choreographed and performed in THISISPOPBABY’s WAKE at Dublin Fringe Festival. He ended 2022 with his latest creation Love Songs. In 2023 he made TROJANS for Cork Midsummer Festival and Party Scene showed at Project Arts Centre, followed by a run at Edinburgh Fringe. Philip is currently a Project Arts Centre resident artist and THISISPOPBABY company artist. 

ABOUT THE CHOREOGRAPHY PROJECT

A regular feature of our BROADREACH programme, THE CHOREOGRAPHY PROJECT is a creative and performance opportunity for adults to work with professional choreographers in the exploration of contemporary dance theatre.  

Please note we would like to make clear that when taking part in our Broadreach projects, you are doing so at your own risk and take full responsibility for any injuries that might occur.