01 January - 19 September 2010


Tickets: 15


Two very diverse Irish dance artists present an energetic and accessible double bill. Contemporary dance for the Youtube generation.


Can you hang on? Do you feel you are constantly running on empty? Do you feel that no matter how much you do, that life may always remain relentless? Should we fight this pulse of time or just – Hang On?

Performed by two outstanding dancers, this powerful show takes place on the ground and in the air. Staged to original live music and video art, it is highly physical, often raw, sometimes sensual and always real. Fidget Feet are doing what they do best – fusing gravity-defying aerial circus skills with dance.

Hang On was commissioned by Westmeath County Council and Backstage Theatre supported by Shawbrook, Dance Ireland and premiered at Longford Dance Festival April 2010.


It ends with a mysterious bruise, a longdistance dance, and a swallow tattoo to guide you. It starts with the people you haunt, and the traces of those who left without explanation. It’s a live performance, with under-thecounter true stories. It’s a blind date, with music to fill those awkward silences. It’s dance for people who don’t like dance. It’s a guilty pleasure. It will not be sentimental, but it might be beautiful. It could get a bit x-rated. There may even be a slow-set. But whatever happens, you will not go home alone.

Performance Dates, Tickets and Information

17 SEPT – 19 SEPT 2010~ Tickets


Matinee: 18 & 19 SEPT 3PM, €12

Duration: 70 minutes

*Concession tickets are available, with valid identification, to Students, Senior Citizens, Equity Members and the Unwaged.

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BOOKING: (+353 1) 881 9613


Group discounts available in advance only, ask to speak to Melanie or email melanie@projectartscentre.ie (Mon-Fri during office hours) Seating

Our seating is unreserved so you will choose your seat on the night of the performance. We advise you to arrive at least 10 minutes before the start time as we are unable to seat patrons once a performance has begun.

Before the show, why not…?

…have a look around our gallery. During exhibitions our gallery is open Mon-Sat from 11AM until the performance begins…. …or catch up with your friends by having a drink in our bar. We offer a full bar service so if you just can’t wait to talk about the show join us afterwards for another. Parking Offer

Present your Project Art Centre ticket (evening performances only) at the Fleet Street Car Park and you will qualify for a special fixed price of just €5. Ask at box office for more information. Hungry?

Want to grab a bite to eat before the show? Why not pop down to Milano Restaurant in Temple Bar and pick their pre-theatre menu – Pizza, Pasta or Salad plus and a glass of wine – for just €12.50. Available from 5pm -7pm, just show your tickets or email booking confirmation to avail of this offer.

And if you’re in a rush remember that Milano also delivers to Project Arts Centre. Choose from a range of delicious made to order pizzas delivered to you in our bar. No queues and no need to even leave the building. Ask a member of our bar staff for more information.milano

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