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"One of the most genuine and caring performances, combined with some real risk taking." Yorkshire Dance
"A warm invitation to a totally joyous, playful celebration of the human body." Lyth Arts Centre
“A brilliantly uplifting and gently provocative experience which was beautiful and deeply human.” Yorkshire Dance
Dublin Dance Festival in partnership with Project Arts Centre
Dates: 15 May - 15 May
Show Time: 7.30pm
Irish Premiere with post-show Discussion
Ensemble casts light on the scarcity of older artists on the professional contemporary dance stage. Light and poignant in equal measure, this creation evolved slowly over several years through the choreographers’ close collaboration with three cast members in their 60s and 70s.
On a sparse and open stage, the group share a journey of interactions and lay bare their strengths, efforts and possibilities together. Through various choreographic challenges, the performers endeavour to keep up, to stay in time, to hold on and to hold each other.
Ensemble is a joyous expression of togetherness and often surprising physicality of a group of people of different ages.
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Duration: 60 mins (no interval)
Choreography & Direction Robbie Synge, Lucy Boyes
Performers Judy Adams, Angus Balbernie, Hannah Venet, Robbie Synge, Christine Thynne
Created in association with Dance Base, Eden Court and Lyth Arts Centre. Supported by Creative Scotland. Robbie Synge and Lucy Boyes are Aerowaves Twenty 19 artists with Ensemble.
March 21 2019, at 12:30pm
Project Arts Centre and Arts & Disability Ireland are delighted to announce the recipient of the REALISE production award for theatre and contemporary dance artists with disabilities. The REALISE Award is designed to support the production and presentation of ambitious new work by individual artists. It represents an exciting opportunity to present ambitious new work that reflects the complexity of contemporary life in Ireland to a diverse audience. The final recipient is playwright Roderick Ford. Roderick will receive a production award of €40,000 for production of his play The Spider’s House at Project Arts Centre in February 2020. Speaking about…Read More
March 11 2019, at 05:58pm
This Spring we're throwing open our doors and inviting all you artists and makers to make the big blue building your home for rehearsals and development of new work. And better still, we're offering reduced rates and a sliding scale for funded and unfunded work. The space can be hired on a daily or weekly basis during the dates below, all days are 10am – 6pm. Dates: 19 – 22 March 1 – 5 April 8 – 12 April 15 – 19 April 29 April – 3 May Rates: Daily: €65 (unfunded) €100 (funded) Weekly: €300 (unfunded)…Read More