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

 

BENCH

curated by David Bolger in collaboration with Waterways Ireland A new collection of dances inspired by Dublin’s canals and surroundings to highlight everyday spaces as creative places through vibrant choreographic commissions by distinctive Dublin based dance artists. BENCH is back! We're thrilled to reveal Sibéal Davitt as the commissioned artist for BENCH#3 coming to you this May as part of the 2024 Dublin ...more

PALIMPSEST

BY DAVID BOLGER WORLD PREMIERE | MARCH 2024   "Powerfully evokes Ireland's past and present" - The Irish Times "Stunning...The stagecraft and dramaturgy of Palimpsest, set this production, and indeed this company, apart. David Bolger and his team are vanguards. CoisCéim has managed to capture the zeitgeist of the last century in Ireland, evoking the rich and colourful tapestry of our cultural, ...more

Zeitgeist Irland 24

COMING IN 2024 We're thrilled to be a part of Zeitgeist Irland 24, an initiative of Culture Ireland and the Embassy of Ireland in Germany with FRANCIS FOOTWORK VR & Creative Dance Tales at Staatstheater Darmstadt.  Zeitgeist Irland 24 is a year-long programme of Irish arts & culture, with more than 110 projects involving over 400 artists and arts professionals already confirmed to be ...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

AUDITION NOTICE

DANCE WITH US! Audition Workshop 19 November 2023 | by invitation only   The company is looking for experienced, versatile dancers based in Ireland with strong musicality for its 2024 programme. The audition workshop will take place on Sunday 19 November 2023 in Dublin. We would like to hear from artists from a wide range of dance and movement practices that have ...more

We’re Hiring

WORK WITH US CALL OUT FOR TECHNICAL /PRODUCTION PERSONNEL   From front of house to behind the scenes, we are looking for both experienced and emerging production personnel to support our upcoming productions.   The company is looking for production personnel to support our 2024 programme in a variety of freelance positions. From Technicians in Stage, Lighting, Audio/Visual and Video; Costume Assistants; Stage Managers and ...more

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

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

FRANCIS FOOTWORK | 180° VR

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

WHEN THE BLEEDING STOPS

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