Where Dance Meets Circus
ISACS are delighted to present, in partnership with the Circostrada Network and the MA in Festive Arts, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, a focus session exploring the boundaries between dance and circus on the 27 January 2017.
We will be looking, in particular, at where one art form crosses into another and how we articulate that. Drawing on the experience of our expert panel of speakers, we will hear examples from both sectors of cross art form experience, of art form development and of the different paths that have been taken by Dance and Circus, and how these routes impact the work, the artist and the outcomes.
Date and Time: Fri 27 January 2017 | 14:00 – 17:00
Location: Irish World Academy Building University of Limerick
Registration: Eventbrite - for free registration click here
This interactive focus session aims to stimulate debate, discussion and conversation around the fundamental differences and similarities of these art forms and how we can learn from and support each other in our unique practice.This focus session is open to all and will be of particular interest to arts practitioners, performers, choreographers, critics, academics, policy makers, researchers and writers.
This focus session is open to all and will be of particular interest to arts practitioners, performers, choreographers, critics, academics, policy makers, researchers and writers.
This event is part funded by the Arts Councils Programming Grant to the ISACS Network.
Benjamin Perchet – Director of Dublin Dance Festival
Alex Allison & Davi Hora – Co-Artistic Directors of Cie Maleta
Hazel Hodgins – Programme Manager of Dance Ireland
Jazmin Chiodi - Co-Artistic Director of Iseli-Chiodi Dance Company
Lucy Medlycott, ISACS Project Manager
Dr Niamh NicGhabhann, Course Director MA in Festive Arts, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance
Stephane Segreto Aguilar, Coordinator Circostrada Network
"Where Dance meets Aerial Circus" Round Table event hosted by the Irish Aerial Creation Centre
In addition to the ISACS public event 'Where Dance meets Circus', the Irish Aerial Creation Centre are hosting a morning of round table discussions on a series of topics related to 'Where Dance meets Aerial Circus'. Each table will consist of 6 people from various backgrounds including academia, practitioners, managers and teachers from the aerial dance, circus or contemporary dance sectors.
When: 10 – 1pm, Friday 27th January
Where: Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick
The aim of these non-public sessions is to increase and strengthen communication and collaboration possibilities between the dance, circus and academic world, while growing “Aerial Dance” as a recognised art form.
If you are interested in taking part on one of the tables please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your cv or biog. and a short description of what you would bring to the table. If you have any questions about this programme please contact Chantal McCormick on 085 7411098. This event is funded by the Arts Council ‘s programing grant to the IACC.