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



by David Bolger RTÉ COMMISSION FOR CULTURE NIGHT 2021 Shot after-hours in a bounded hallway at the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, this one minute film by David Bolger featuring Anderson DeSouza and Ghaliah Conroy explores the texture of touch.        PREMIERE THE LATE LATE SHOW RTÉ One  Friday 17 September 2021 9:35pm   ...more


by David Bolger and Christopher Ash Part of Brightening Air | Coiscéim Coiligh 12-20 June 2021 #inthemagichour   Take a tantalising glimpse into a stranger’s life in a durational dance installation that explores our body language and physical conversations with nature – all in a handball alley during the magic hour at dusk. In the last year, our contact with each other ...more


BROADREACH GUEST CURATOR. AUGUST 2021 - DECEMBER 2021. We are delighted to introduce Guest Curator, Aoife McAtamney and MOVEMENTLAND - an OPEN INVITATION to create and practice dance alongside things you might never have imagined yourself doing, like recording an original group song, adding some photography skills, or delving into new dance forms! MOVEMENTLAND brings together CoisCéim Broadreach with the acclaimed artist, ...more

42 Fairview Strand

A SPACE TO DANCE, A PLACE TO DREAM In August 2021, CoisCéim moved into the distinctive, landmark building at 42 Fairview Strand, Dublin 3.  With the generous support from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and the Arts Council of Ireland we are in the final stages of transforming the space into a hub for creative experimentation for ...more

Be Part of our Future

JOIN OUR BOARD Deadline for Submissions | Monday 10 May 2021   ARE YOU ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT COISCÉIM AND OUR WORK – either as an audience member or participant? ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BRINGING YOUR VOICE INTO OUR BOARD ROOM TO INFORM OUR FUTURE and help us deliver one of our key strategic diversity and inclusion goals - “dance is for everyone”? We ...more


By David Bolger Free online screenings as part of Culture Ireland's SEODA 2021 Dedicated to Emma O'Kane and Monica Frawley We are delighted to be a part of Culture Ireland's global online programme SEODA - for this year's St Patrick's Festival on the theme of "Treasures from Ireland" from 17-21 March 2021.  THE WOLF AND PETER A thrilling ...more

Emma O’Kane

  Words cannot express our sorrow at the passing of Emma O'Kane on 10 February 2021. Our Artistic Director, David Bolger writes:   "It is with profound and heavy hearts that we learnt of the passing of Emma O Kane. Emma was a performer of extreme passion and talent. Emma brought her beauty and skill to so many of our productions and ...more

Digital Dances

CoisCéim is heading inside for the coming months and we’ve got some lively new moves to share with you.  From performance and participation projects to curated online classes let’s dance together to keep our spirits up, stay in shape and reflect on the positive change our strange new world may bring. Highlights include the livestream of David Bolger's award-winning THE WOLF AND ...more

The Choreography Project 17 | 2020

LED BY PHILIPPA DONNELLAN UNUSUAL ROUTINES & ODD RECIPES PART OF DIGITAL DANCES 1 MAY - 15 MAY   Designed for small spaces - this digital choreography project special with Philippa Donnellan took an oblique look at life around the kitchen table.     "Leading The Choreography Project #17 and working creatively with everyone involved was an absolute pleasure. As the title ...more

The Choreography Project 16 | 2020

LED BY DAVID BOLGER A CLOSE UP BY A LONG SHOT   PART OF DIGITAL DANCES 20 APRIL – 1 MAY I'm ready for my close-up, medium shot by a long shot. "In this postcard from home participants explored articulation of the body as the idea of home. Our wonderfully complex bodies as expressive landscapes framed in a portrait of readiness.  A ...more

Project Velocity | 2019 – 2020

LED BY LAURA MACKEN CREATIVE STEPS Youth Dance Group for AGES 15-25 A DANCE AND PERFORMANCE PROJECT NOVEMBER 2019 - MAY 2020   In this new action-packed dance project with guest choreographer, Laura Macken, Creative Steps young dancers kicked off by exploring physics and taking a fresh look at one of the core concepts - SPEED and what it means on scales large and ...more

Celebrating 25 Years

In 2020 we celebrated our quarter century - THANK YOU to all the artists, technicians, audiences, participants, production teams, funders and supporters that made it happen.  We'd also like to say a special thank you to all our Anniversary Donors for their generosity in a year of challenge and change.    SHARE OUR SPIRIT - SUPPORT OUR VISION   These are challenging times ...more

Dance Class Gift Vouchers

Looking for something exciting, something different... A Christmas gift, a birthday present,  a little thank you? Help a friend to do something new, be a little more social, get to know the dance community, improve their health, start an adventure, have fun! Dance Classes at CoisCéim are specially curated and are for beginner to intermediate levels. Classes take place at the home of ...more

These Rooms

by David Bolger, Owen Boss, Louise Lowe. CoisCéim in collaboration with ANU. Bringing complex, conflicted history back to life: one story, two perspectives. PLEASE SEE THE DEDICATED WEBSITE   IRISH PREMIERE | BEYOND THESE ROOMS  COLLINS BARRACKS, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND - Decorative Arts & History 07 - 24 NOVEMBER 2019   THESE ROOMS is a living history performance project:  an ...more