Presented by CoisCéim Dance Theatre

Film

AGNES - THE PARALLEL PROGRAMME

Dates: 15 Mar - 22 Mar

Show Time: Various Times

In parallel to their production, Agnes, CoisCéim Dance Theatre are delighted to present a series of curtain raisers, film screenings and much more, all taking place onstage or around Project Arts Centre during the run.

 

CURTAIN RAISERS

Taking as their base the life and work of Agnes Bernelle, CoisCéim Broadreach will present two different CURTAIN RAISERS choreographed by CoisCéim Broadreach Director, Philippa Donnellan. CURTAIN RAISERS are short works of 5 -10 minutes that will be presented on the main stage prior to the performance of AGNES.

Wednesday 19 March, 8pm & Saturday 22 March, 8pm
Army Ants by CREATIVE STEPS – Young People’s Dance Theatre

Friday 21 March, 8pm & Saturday 22 March, 3 pm
Talking at the Same Time by THE DANCE ENSEMBLE – Performance Group for people aged 50+

 

Find out more about the extraordinary Agnes Bernelle in this special series of films and images of the multi-faceted cabaret legend:

13 – 22 March 2014 | Upper Foyer
AGNES BERNELLE by AMELIA STEIN
A series of projected images

13 – 22 March 2014 | Upper Foyer
PHOTOS FROM THE FAMILY ALBUM (Curated by Amelia Stein)
An exhibiton of printed images courtesy of Mark Leslie

20 March 2014 | Space Upstairs (Reserved for those attending the performance)
POST-SHOW CONVERSATION HOSTED BY VINCENT WOODS
She was also a muse, grandmother and inspirational neighbour – join Vincent Woods, John Comiskey, Luke Leslie, Mark Leslie and David Bolger in discussion

 

AGNES ON SCREEN: From seven to seventy
Curated by John Comiskey | Supported by RTÉArchives | A series of film screenings

13 – 22 March 2014 | Ground Floor Foyer
AGNES : A COMPILATION 1930 – 1998
A compilation of film extracts with Agnes Bernelle from her first appearance in 1930 to her last in 1998 and featuring her live performance of ‘Cleptomania’ on Arts Express in September 1989 courtesy of the RTÉ Archives.

20 March 2014 , 6pm | Project Bar (Free, but ticketed – contact our box office for more information)
SCREENINGS FROM THE RTÉ ARCHIVES: BRECHT ON BRECHT
Adapted for television by Louis Lentin
First Broadcast 20 March 1975 | Duration 1hr 04mins

22 March 2014 , 5pm | Project Bar (Free but ticketed – contact our box office for more information)
SCREENINGS FROM THE RTÉ ARCHIVES: I WAS THE LITTLE GIRL
Produced and Directed by John Comiskey
First Broadcast 3 June 1998 | Duration 1hr 28mins

 

SPECIAL POST SHOW PROJECTIONS | UPPER FOYER
18 & 21 March 2014
Ihre Majestaet die Liebe, 1931
The cult film written by the father of Agnes and featuring three of her best-loved songs

19 & 22 March 2014
Agnes Live at Project, Dublin Theatre Festival, 1989
An archive video recording of the stage show of “Mother, the Wardrobe is Full of Infantrymen”.

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