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Iseli-Chiodi Dance Company
Dates: 28 Mar - 30 Mar
Show Time: 7.30pm
A furry monster, a headstrong child-woman, a jumping shamanic devil, a crumbling statue…
Here the pathways of several fairy-tale characters cross and intersect in what could be the clearing of a dark forest. They recount attempts to formulate the human composure in a relentlessly invasive wilderness. Shaped under the influence of pagan carnivals, this dark present-day tale plays with the irruption of instinct, myth and wilderness through the surface of our social composure. Simultaneously wise man and wild man, Merlin dances at the interface of law and nature: we are moving animals, longing for meaning.
Performed by an outstanding cast of national and international dancers, Merlin stages both the constant and the paradoxical, interlocking between shape and substance, education and instinct, culture and nature, and the rift between our semantic narratives and the pulsations of our organic bodies.
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Suitable for ages 12+
Merlin is funded by an Arts Council Project Award.
Iseli-Chiodi works in residency at the Tipperary Excel Arts Centre and is supported by the Tipperary Dance Platform, funded by the Arts Council under the Dance Artist in Residency Awards scheme, Tipperary Excel Arts Centre and Tipperary County Council.
December 15 2018, at 04:53pm
Project Arts Centre and Arts & Disability Ireland are delighted to announce the shortlisted artists for the REALISE production award for theatre and contemporary dance artists with disabilities. This award is designed to support the production and presentation of ambitious new work by individual artists with disabilities. The 4 shortlisted artists are: • Conor Geoghegan • Emma Fisher • Roderick Ford • Tara Brandel The 4 shortlisted artists will receive mentoring support from Lucy Ryan, consultant producer prior to submitting their final applications on 21st February 2019. The final recipient of REALISE will receive a production award of €40,000 for…Read More
November 23 2018, at 01:41pm
We're thrilled to announce our new Communications and Development Manager, Eimear O'Reilly! Eimear currently holds the position of Communications Officer here at Project and will take up her new role in January 2019. Since completing her studies at University College Dublin with a BA in English and Art History, Eimear has been immersed in the local arts and theatre scene, working with multiple festivals and arts organisations throughout Dublin City, including Dublin Theatre Festival, Gerry Lundberg PR, Arts & Disability Ireland, Temple Bar Tradfest, O'Reilly Theatre, Dublin International Film Festival, Dublin Writers Festival and Dublin Fringe Festival. Before joining Project Arts…Read More