Find out what’s coming up – how you can dance with us – and what’s happening in and around our studio in Dublin 3…


Six in the Attic Alumni Off-Site

Since 2015, Irish Theatre Institute has worked with CoisCéim in providing residency space for Six in the Attic ALUMNI requiring dedicated desk and/or studio space. Designed to support and facilitate creative development opportunities for independent artists in Ireland, Six in the Attic Alumni Off-Site facilitates residencies throughout the year. These short-term residencies are a resource sharing initiative to allow theatre makers, in ...more

A Place To Dream

From an An Post sorting office to The Bridal Boutique –  the landmark building at 42 Fairview Strand has come a long way since 1883.   On 17 July 2020 we signed the lease and started a year-long makeover to shape a destination to dance - a place where history intertwines with imagination.  A very deep bow to Mags Mulvey for capturing the ...more


curated by David Bolger in collaboration with Waterways Ireland A new collection of dances inspired by Dublin’s canals and surroundings A bench by water. A place to rest... a spot on the way to work... a point to meet... a space to dream?   This summer - catch two new vibrant choreographic commissions by distinctive Dublin based dance artists.  This new pilot project ...more

Suppose A Stone

Sensory Walk with architect Jenny O’Leary, choreographer Aoife McAtamney, artist Jackson Byrne, and curator Kate Strain. 22 JULY 2023   CoisCéim Broadreach was delighted to support the SUPPOSE A STONE Sensory Walk in Aughrim, County Wicklow.  This 2-hour-long walk was designed to connect participants with the ‘Granite City’ through the sounds, smells, tastes and sensations of Aughrim. A series of exercises explored ...more


BY DAVID BOLGER “Joyful, clever, entertaining, intricate, technically superb and with a heart of goodness, Francis Footwork is a pure and simple delight. – The Irish Times “If it all sounds a little magical and wondrous, that’s because it is. As well as being one of the most exquisitely choreographed and beautifully produced pieces of dance theatre to be had anywhere…Joyous, uplifting, ...more

Go To Blazes

BY DAVID BOLGER In collaboration with Museum of Literature Ireland (MoLI)   WINNER Irish Times Irish Theatre Award for Best Movement NOMINATED Irish Times Irish Theatre Award for Best Costume, Best Video Design and Audience-Choice. “O, Rocks!”  In a meaty delicacy that ignites the senses, David Bolger’s evocative response to Ulysses Episode 4 probes dual realities to create a highly original ...more

The Choreography Project 20 | 2023

LED BY JUSTINE DOSWELL 4 SEPTEMBER - 15 OCTOBER 2023   BE TRULY CREATIVE. TRY SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT. MEET LIKE-MINDED PEOPLE PASSIONATE ABOUT DANCE AND THEATRE. THE CHOREOGRAPHY PROJECT is an opportunity to work with professional choreographers in the exploration of contemporary performance. Each project is hugely diverse, providing a lively, unique experience of the creative process and the varied practices of ...more

Award Winner

Best Movement - David Bolger FOR GO TO BLAZES and ORFEO ED EURIDICE   Huge congratulations to all the winners of the 2022 Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards.  After receiving 6 nominations we were delighted for David Bolger's win for Best Movement for GO TO BLAZES, part of Ulysses2.2 and Blackwater Valley Opera Festival's ORFEO ED EURIDICE, a partnership with the Irish ...more


Spring Forward Festival 2023 Produced by AEROWAVES Icelandic dancer and choreographer Lovísa Ósk Gunnarsdóttir, an Aerowaves Twenty23 artist, brought her powerful piece WHEN THE BLEEDING STOPS to Dublin in April 2023. Working with a group of women living in Dublin, Lovísa hosted preliminary workshops remotely before arriving in the city and leading an onsite workshop with BROADREACH participants Remi Ajike, Majella Biernat, Kate ...more


Nominated for 6 Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards 2022!  We were thrilled to wake up to multiple Irish Times Irish Theatre Award nominations last weekend with David Bolger, Arran Murphy, Neil O’Driscoll for GO TO BLAZES, part of Ulysses2.2 and Maree Kearns and David for Blackwater Valley Opera Festival's ORFEO ED EURIDICE, a partnership with the Irish Baroque Orchestra – a very ...more

Choreography Connects

Funded by an Arts Council of Ireland IRIS Award From July 2022 CHOREOGRAPHY CONNECTS is an important new venture that unites CoisCéim with two European dance trailblazers – OperaEstate/CSC, (Comune di Bassano, Italy) and Le Gymnase CDCN (France) – in a project that explores the strategic alliance between choreography, nature and care. An artist-led, residency initiative funded by Arts Council Ireland, it brings together ...more

WISE OAKS | 2022

LED BY AOIFE MCATAMNEY & POLLY ROWLEY-SAMS AN OUTDOOR WORKSHOP SERIES IN THE HEART OF DUBLIN CITY 31 AUGUST - 21 SEPTEMBER  A very special workshop series where we took things outside and into nature in the city centre hub of St Stephen's Green. Meeting under the bandstand, Aoife McAtamney and Polly Rowley-Sams injected some creativity and movement into our Wednesday lunchtimes ...more

The Choreography Project 19 | 2022

LED BY JUSTINE COOPER SUNDAY 12 June - SUNDAY 17 July 2022   A walk in nature A written reflection A poem A dance score This interdisciplinary creative dance and writing project with the exquisite Justine Cooper aimed to create a circular gift of choreography inspired by and returned to Nature, in an informal, outdoor sharing on 17 July 2022.     Justine’s ...more