Led by Philippa Donnellan
A CoisCéim BROADREACH project commissioned by Age & Opportunity / Bealtaine
in association with Fatima Groups United
We’re delighted to announce the final instalment of our Age & Opportunity commission, THE DOOR led by Philippa Donnellan. TURNING THE KEY is a creative dance and film project that kicked off in time for St Patrick’s Day with an option for participants to create and record their own dance. Over 50 people embraced this creative and challenging adventure and took part in Creative Sessions from 16 March to 8 April 2021.
All are welcome to attend the final event and film screenings – booking is now open and details are below:
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ABOUT PHILIPPA DONNELLAN | CHOREOGRAPHER
Philippa is a professional dance artist, choreographer and arts facilitator based in Dublin. As the Director of CoisCéim BROADREACH from 2006-2020, she developed a range of creative and educational residencies and partnerships with leading Irish institutions, and directed and choreographed many inspiring projects with different communities in Dublin and across Ireland – including devising and delivering an annual performance project for people aged 50+ for the Bealtaine festival that brought together three different departments in Dublin City Council (2007 -2015) and leading the youth dance theatre group, CREATIVE STEPS. Other key Broadreach projects included CREATIVE DANCE TALES, 38 WOMEN and more recently OFF THE WALLS, EMILY, SHORELINE, ALIGHT! and the EXIT15 commission.
ABOUT AGE & OPPORTUNITY’S BEALTAINE FESTIVAL
Bealtaine is a month long festival in May featuring performances, exhibitions, discussions, workshops and readings by artists working in different art forms all over Ireland. Find out more here.
Photo: Anthony Griffin