DDF News — 17 May 2019

DANCE TODAY - Listen to the latest podcast

DANCE TODAY - Listen to the latest podcast

DANCE TODAY is a new podcast series brought to you in partnership with Dance Ireland and sponsored by Dance World.

Episode 1

In this podcast, dance writer and critic Michael Seaver is in conversation with Benjamin Perchet, Artistic Director of the Dublin Dance Festival, and Jenny Traynor, Director of Dance Limerick, about programming decisions, the impact dance festivals have on audiences, dance artists and the development of dance at a local & international levels.

Episode 2

In this episode, Louise Costelloe, Dance Ireland's Programme Manager, talks to choreographers Liz Roche and Dylan Quinn about the impact of political and social circumstances, keeping creative the impulsive active and the value of relationships in creating dance work. 

This podcast is a 'must listen' for dancers and choreographers!

Episode 3

In this episode, Dance Ireland Programme Manager, Louise Costelloe, talks to dancer and choreographer Lucia Kickham on check-in sessions and the role collaborations have in the development of her work and how her approach has been influenced by her experiences as a dancer.

Episode 4

In this episode, Lisa McLoughlin (dancer, choreographer, teacher at Irish World Academy & final year in her PhD with the University of Limerick), talks to Fearghus Ó Conchúir (Artistic Director of National Dance Company Wales and Deputy Chair of the Arts Council, Ireland) and Tobi Omoteso (Director Top 8, freelance dance artist / Hip Hop Innovator and Street Dancer) on why we dance and the impact dance has on society outside performance.


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