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Dates: 31 Aug - 31 Aug
Show Time: 7.30pm
Step Up Dance Project, now in its ninth year, once again plays host to some of the most promising recent dance graduates. Step Up 19 brings a new outlook, curated by Marguerite Donlon (Ireland / Germany), International choreographer and Director of Donlon Dance Collective, based in Berlin.
Six promising young dancers have been chosen following a competitive open call and audition process: Ambre Twardowski, Juliana Tarumoto, Aliina Lindroos, Claudia Gesmundo, Rosie Mullin & Ginvera Cecere.
The Step Up 2019 participants have worked with Marguerite Donlon, Emanuele Soavi (Germany / Italy) and Francesco Vecchione (Italy / Spain) over a period of ten weeks to create 3 exciting dance works which tour Limerick, Longford, Cork and Dublin.
August 2019 Tour Dates:
Monday 26th at Dance Limerick
Wednesday 28th at Backstage Theatre, Longford.
Friday 30th at Firkin Crane, Cork.
Saturday 31st at Project Arts Centre, Dublin.
Step Up Dance Programme is a partnership between the Arts Council Ireland, Dance Ireland, Dance Limerick and the Irish World Academy at University of Limerick, which aims to bridge the gap between dance education and professional contemporary dance practice in Ireland.
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