Exclusive previews and one-off experiences from just €5 a month
Dublin Dance Festival/ Maguy Marin
Dates: 24 May - 25 May
Show Time: 8pm
Get 15% off full price tickets when you book 2 or more shows at the same time!
Dozens of characters make an appearance in this fascinating one-man-show by the fearless and celebrated French choreographer Maguy Marin. Using simple props, actor David Mambouch skilfully creates a moving gallery of portraits in this intriguing, austere performance. His own identity is concealed behind a succession of images of faces – some are familiar, others are not. Adopting and shedding personas as often as his costumes, he switches from one identity to another, expertly adjusting his gestures and posture to each. Male and female, old and young, celebrities and strangers: his precisely timed movements describe his characters without uttering a single word.
Singspiele is a show about listening, about hearing the stories held behind mute faces and acknowledging our primal need to be recognised.
“The actor David Mambouch … firmly holds the reins of this performance, surrendering his body like modeling clay to all the ages and body types whose faces he impersonates.” Le Monde
“This solo, driven by the excellent David Mambouch, is the most understated and concentrated piece Marin has created in a long time.” Artistik Rezo
Running Time: 60 minutes
French Embassy in Ireland
Choreographer: Maguy Marin
Performer: David Mambouch
Set Designer: Benjamin Lebreton
Join the conversation
Dublin Dance Festival
Dublin Dance Festival is the leading dance event on the Irish arts calendar. Each year in May, the Festival brings together dance artists and choreographers from across the world to share the very best of contemporary dance with audiences in Ireland. Since its inauguration in 2002, the Festival’s ambitions have been big and brave. The Festival brings hugely influential dance makers to Dublin, while also providing an international platform for established and emerging Irish dance artists. The 2017 Festival will run through May 18 – 28. Get ready to experience a vibrant mix of visual theatre, live music, video interactions, powerful personal testimony and incredible dance and much more.
Click for instant happiness.
Call the Box Office:+353 1 8819 613
August 31 2017, at 12:43pm
Welcome to Project Arts Centre’s 2017/18 season. I am delighted to bring you this packed programme featuring new work, the best of international artists and some old favourites. Project has supported brave, creative and amazing ideas since 1966. This season marks a step in a new direction for Project and the launch of a new strategic vision for our organisation. Project is Ireland’s first arts centre; an independent and ambitious multidisciplinary organisation in the heart of Dublin with a local, national and international remit. We are a home for contemporary arts, a producing house, a resource for artists and a…Read More
August 30 2017, at 08:38pm
Project Artists Brokentalkers have had a busy year. You saw them here earlier this year with Have I No Mouth as part of a national tour, back in April they presented The Passion a re-imagining of the Passion in collaboration with community of Ballyfermot and Cherry Orchard, and now they are hitting the road again with their critically-acclaimed show This Beach. This Beach is a blistering satire of white western privilege made in response to the global refugee crisis. Touring to seven venues across Ireland this autumn, with performances in Blanchardstown, Galway, Dún Laoghaire, Belfast, Cork, Bray and of course…Read More