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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)
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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.
June 17 2019, at 01:10pm
Project Arts Centre is powered by creative ideas, critical thinking and debate. Artists and audiences are often first to forecast the future – for good and for ill. As we look to our future in an uncertain world, which is leaning towards populism, tokenism, and right wing conservative politics, we want to engage in a conversation about contemporary Ireland and the arts. We want to peel back the skin to see how artists are faring and examine the ways in which our arts community can reflect, mediate, challenge and shape our collective fate. Where does our future lie? As part…Read More
May 14 2019, at 11:31am
Upcoming Artist Talk event from Emma Wolf Haugh around her ongoing research will be presented later this year. Date and Location TBC. This event will present the artists research towards new work from Haugh in 2020 Domestic Optimism begins with the work and continually expanding legacy of the Irish-born, self-taught, modernist architect and designer, Eileen Gray. A considerable amount of attention has been given to Gray’s work in recent years but, more often than not, the queerness inherent in her life and design is sidelined or ignored. I am interested in what comes to bear on the construction of legacy and what…Read More