Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Listings

Sat 02 Sep '17

DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS)
DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS) 10AM
Sat 02 Sep '17 to Sat 21 Oct '17

**Places for the forthcoming term are currently being offered to those on the waiting list for this class. Please email info@dancelimerick.ie if you would like to be added to the waiting list for this class** Designed to give our youngest dancers a head start, this Dance Club for Tots explores movement through music, stimulating imagination and promoting creativity, while participating with a parent/caregiver. This lively class explores moving as a group, telling stories through movement, rhythm exercises and improvisation. Time is spent learning to follow directions as well as free expression time which allows Tots to explore and develop co-ordination, all while having fun! Teacher: Fiona Marie Booth Fiona is a voice and dance artist/teacher based in Limerick. She graduated from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance with an MA in Festive Arts and a BA (Hons) in Voice and Dance, specialising in contemporary dance. Fiona has gained considerable experience internationally, having studied Kinesiology at California State University where she practised jazz, ballet, hip-hop and modern dance, and having taught at the Mark Morris Dance Group in Brooklyn, New York as part of Dance for Parkinson’s Disease. More recently, Fiona has been teaching and performing both music and dance in Limerick City. **Saturdays from 2 Sept - 21 Oct 2017 10am-10:45am | Dance Limerick Studio Fee: €60 for 8 week term (inc. booking fee)

DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS)
DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS) 11AM
Sat 02 Sep '17 to Sat 21 Oct '17

**Places for the forthcoming term are currently being offered to those on the waiting list for this class. Please see below.** In this introduction to creative movement, you and your little dancer will explore your imaginations to enhance creativity, co-ordination and rhythm. Classes include movement collaboration with music and imaginative play, as well as a chance for tots to practice dancing with their friends. Parents/guardians will also love participating with their tiny dancers! Teacher: Rachel Sheil Rachel graduated with a BA Hons (First) in Voice and Dance from the University of Limerick, specialising in Contemporary Dance. An international teacher and choreographer, Rachel has taught throughout Ireland, England and the US, and has numerous TV appearances to her credit, both nationally and internationally, performing commercial and contemporary material, including the GAA All-Star Awards. Rachel has a Masters in Dance Performance at UL. **Saturdays from 2 Sept – 21 Oct 2017 11am-11:45am Dance Limerick Studio Fee: €60 for 8 week term (inc. booking fee) **Places for next term will go to current participants first. Any remaining places will be offered to the waiting list on a first come first served basis** If you would like to be added to the waiting list, or to join our mailing list to receive notification of future classes, please email your details to info@dancelimerick.ie. Please include your name and contact number, as well as your child's name and date of birth. Thank you for your interest in our Dance Club for Tots!

DANCE CLUB FOR 5-8YRS
DANCE CLUB FOR 5-8YRS
Sat 02 Sep '17 to Sat 21 Oct '17

**Places for the forthcoming term are currently being offered to those on the waiting list. Please see below. Email info@dancelimerick.ie to be added to the waiting list for this class.** Modern and jazz styles combine in this introduction to movement and music from around the world. Children will be encouraged to use their imagination to express their own individuality and develop their creativity, while also building confidence and strength. Teacher: Kristyn Fontanella is a choreographer and performer from the US. She holds an MA in Contemporary Dance Performance from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at UL, as well as a BFA in Theatre and Dance from Central Connecticut State University. Kristyn has toured internationally for over 10 years with many high profile dance shows including Riverdance, Lord of the Dance, Trinity Irish Dance Company, On Eagle’s Wings, Beyond the Bog Road (with Eileen Ivers) and Gaelforce Dance (lead role). A certified dance teacher (TCRG) with An Coimisiun Le Rinci Gaelacha since 2009, Kristyn is delighted to be sharing the art form of dance with younger generations here in Limerick City and is excited to see where their creativity will take them. Saturdays 2 Sept - 21 Oct 2017 12pm-12:45pm Dance Limerick Studio Fee: €60.00 for 8 week term **Places for next term will go to current participants first. Any remaining places will be offered to the waiting list on a first come first served basis** If you would like to be added to the waiting list, or to join our mailing list to receive notification of future classes, please email your details to info@dancelimerick.ie. Please include your name and contact number, as well as your child's name and age. Thank you everyone for your interest in our Dance Club for 5-8s!

DANCE CLUB FOR 9-14YRS
DANCE CLUB FOR 9-14YRS
Sat 02 Sep '17 to Sat 21 Oct '17

**Places for the forthcoming term are currently being offered to those on the waiting list. Please see below. Email info@dancelimerick.ie to be added to the waiting list for this class.** This class will focus on movement creation through play, improvisation and freestyle. Rachel shares techniques she has researched and learned to provide structured improvisations (contemporary) and a freestyle environment (urban styles). Every class is different, building skills consistently, but in different ways. Dancers develop skills around body-awareness and perception, along with awareness of space and people around them. Through group improvisations, working in small groups and pairs, the class focuses on moving, expressing through movement and, of course, having fun! This class is suitable for boys and girls of any ability. Saturdays from 2 Sept - 21 June 2017 1pm-2pm Dance Limerick Studio Fee: €60.00 for 8 week term Teacher: Rachel Sheil Rachel graduated with a BA Hons (First) in Voice and Dance from the University of Limerick, specialising in Contemporary Dance. An international teacher and choreographer, Rachel has taught throughout Ireland, England and the US, and has numerous TV appearances to her credit, both nationally and internationally, performing commercial and contemporary material, including the GAA All-Star Awards. Rachel has just completed her Masters in Dance Performance at UL. **This class is full. Please email info@dancelimerick.ie if you would like to go on the waiting list for next term. Please include your name, contact tel, name of child and date of birth. Thank you everyone for your interest in our Dance Club for 9-14s!

Sat 09 Sep '17

DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS)
DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS) 10AM
Sat 02 Sep '17 to Sat 21 Oct '17

**Places for the forthcoming term are currently being offered to those on the waiting list for this class. Please email info@dancelimerick.ie if you would like to be added to the waiting list for this class** Designed to give our youngest dancers a head start, this Dance Club for Tots explores movement through music, stimulating imagination and promoting creativity, while participating with a parent/caregiver. This lively class explores moving as a group, telling stories through movement, rhythm exercises and improvisation. Time is spent learning to follow directions as well as free expression time which allows Tots to explore and develop co-ordination, all while having fun! Teacher: Fiona Marie Booth Fiona is a voice and dance artist/teacher based in Limerick. She graduated from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance with an MA in Festive Arts and a BA (Hons) in Voice and Dance, specialising in contemporary dance. Fiona has gained considerable experience internationally, having studied Kinesiology at California State University where she practised jazz, ballet, hip-hop and modern dance, and having taught at the Mark Morris Dance Group in Brooklyn, New York as part of Dance for Parkinson’s Disease. More recently, Fiona has been teaching and performing both music and dance in Limerick City. **Saturdays from 2 Sept - 21 Oct 2017 10am-10:45am | Dance Limerick Studio Fee: €60 for 8 week term (inc. booking fee)

DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS)
DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS) 11AM
Sat 02 Sep '17 to Sat 21 Oct '17

**Places for the forthcoming term are currently being offered to those on the waiting list for this class. Please see below.** In this introduction to creative movement, you and your little dancer will explore your imaginations to enhance creativity, co-ordination and rhythm. Classes include movement collaboration with music and imaginative play, as well as a chance for tots to practice dancing with their friends. Parents/guardians will also love participating with their tiny dancers! Teacher: Rachel Sheil Rachel graduated with a BA Hons (First) in Voice and Dance from the University of Limerick, specialising in Contemporary Dance. An international teacher and choreographer, Rachel has taught throughout Ireland, England and the US, and has numerous TV appearances to her credit, both nationally and internationally, performing commercial and contemporary material, including the GAA All-Star Awards. Rachel has a Masters in Dance Performance at UL. **Saturdays from 2 Sept – 21 Oct 2017 11am-11:45am Dance Limerick Studio Fee: €60 for 8 week term (inc. booking fee) **Places for next term will go to current participants first. Any remaining places will be offered to the waiting list on a first come first served basis** If you would like to be added to the waiting list, or to join our mailing list to receive notification of future classes, please email your details to info@dancelimerick.ie. Please include your name and contact number, as well as your child's name and date of birth. Thank you for your interest in our Dance Club for Tots!

DANCE CLUB FOR 5-8YRS
DANCE CLUB FOR 5-8YRS
Sat 02 Sep '17 to Sat 21 Oct '17

**Places for the forthcoming term are currently being offered to those on the waiting list. Please see below. Email info@dancelimerick.ie to be added to the waiting list for this class.** Modern and jazz styles combine in this introduction to movement and music from around the world. Children will be encouraged to use their imagination to express their own individuality and develop their creativity, while also building confidence and strength. Teacher: Kristyn Fontanella is a choreographer and performer from the US. She holds an MA in Contemporary Dance Performance from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at UL, as well as a BFA in Theatre and Dance from Central Connecticut State University. Kristyn has toured internationally for over 10 years with many high profile dance shows including Riverdance, Lord of the Dance, Trinity Irish Dance Company, On Eagle’s Wings, Beyond the Bog Road (with Eileen Ivers) and Gaelforce Dance (lead role). A certified dance teacher (TCRG) with An Coimisiun Le Rinci Gaelacha since 2009, Kristyn is delighted to be sharing the art form of dance with younger generations here in Limerick City and is excited to see where their creativity will take them. Saturdays 2 Sept - 21 Oct 2017 12pm-12:45pm Dance Limerick Studio Fee: €60.00 for 8 week term **Places for next term will go to current participants first. Any remaining places will be offered to the waiting list on a first come first served basis** If you would like to be added to the waiting list, or to join our mailing list to receive notification of future classes, please email your details to info@dancelimerick.ie. Please include your name and contact number, as well as your child's name and age. Thank you everyone for your interest in our Dance Club for 5-8s!

DANCE CLUB FOR 9-14YRS
DANCE CLUB FOR 9-14YRS
Sat 02 Sep '17 to Sat 21 Oct '17

**Places for the forthcoming term are currently being offered to those on the waiting list. Please see below. Email info@dancelimerick.ie to be added to the waiting list for this class.** This class will focus on movement creation through play, improvisation and freestyle. Rachel shares techniques she has researched and learned to provide structured improvisations (contemporary) and a freestyle environment (urban styles). Every class is different, building skills consistently, but in different ways. Dancers develop skills around body-awareness and perception, along with awareness of space and people around them. Through group improvisations, working in small groups and pairs, the class focuses on moving, expressing through movement and, of course, having fun! This class is suitable for boys and girls of any ability. Saturdays from 2 Sept - 21 June 2017 1pm-2pm Dance Limerick Studio Fee: €60.00 for 8 week term Teacher: Rachel Sheil Rachel graduated with a BA Hons (First) in Voice and Dance from the University of Limerick, specialising in Contemporary Dance. An international teacher and choreographer, Rachel has taught throughout Ireland, England and the US, and has numerous TV appearances to her credit, both nationally and internationally, performing commercial and contemporary material, including the GAA All-Star Awards. Rachel has just completed her Masters in Dance Performance at UL. **This class is full. Please email info@dancelimerick.ie if you would like to go on the waiting list for next term. Please include your name, contact tel, name of child and date of birth. Thank you everyone for your interest in our Dance Club for 9-14s!

Tue 12 Sep '17

Light Moves Festival of Screen Dance Programme Launch
LIGHT MOVES FESTIVAL 2017: PROGRAMME LAUNCH
Tue 12 Sep '17

Tuesday 12 September, 6pm Dance Limerick All welcome Join us for the programme launch of Light Moves 2017 and be the first to see what's coming to this year's festival. Light Moves is Ireland's international festival dedicated to dance on film and is a response to the vibrant and expanding field of dance film/screendance in Ireland and internationally. Programme details available at www.lightmoves.ie from 13 September. Light Moves Festival of Screendance - 2-5 November 2017 Image: Still from Galvanizare, featured work from 2016 festival.

Sat 16 Sep '17

DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS)
DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS) 10AM
Sat 02 Sep '17 to Sat 21 Oct '17

**Places for the forthcoming term are currently being offered to those on the waiting list for this class. Please email info@dancelimerick.ie if you would like to be added to the waiting list for this class** Designed to give our youngest dancers a head start, this Dance Club for Tots explores movement through music, stimulating imagination and promoting creativity, while participating with a parent/caregiver. This lively class explores moving as a group, telling stories through movement, rhythm exercises and improvisation. Time is spent learning to follow directions as well as free expression time which allows Tots to explore and develop co-ordination, all while having fun! Teacher: Fiona Marie Booth Fiona is a voice and dance artist/teacher based in Limerick. She graduated from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance with an MA in Festive Arts and a BA (Hons) in Voice and Dance, specialising in contemporary dance. Fiona has gained considerable experience internationally, having studied Kinesiology at California State University where she practised jazz, ballet, hip-hop and modern dance, and having taught at the Mark Morris Dance Group in Brooklyn, New York as part of Dance for Parkinson’s Disease. More recently, Fiona has been teaching and performing both music and dance in Limerick City. **Saturdays from 2 Sept - 21 Oct 2017 10am-10:45am | Dance Limerick Studio Fee: €60 for 8 week term (inc. booking fee)

DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS)
DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS) 11AM
Sat 02 Sep '17 to Sat 21 Oct '17

**Places for the forthcoming term are currently being offered to those on the waiting list for this class. Please see below.** In this introduction to creative movement, you and your little dancer will explore your imaginations to enhance creativity, co-ordination and rhythm. Classes include movement collaboration with music and imaginative play, as well as a chance for tots to practice dancing with their friends. Parents/guardians will also love participating with their tiny dancers! Teacher: Rachel Sheil Rachel graduated with a BA Hons (First) in Voice and Dance from the University of Limerick, specialising in Contemporary Dance. An international teacher and choreographer, Rachel has taught throughout Ireland, England and the US, and has numerous TV appearances to her credit, both nationally and internationally, performing commercial and contemporary material, including the GAA All-Star Awards. Rachel has a Masters in Dance Performance at UL. **Saturdays from 2 Sept – 21 Oct 2017 11am-11:45am Dance Limerick Studio Fee: €60 for 8 week term (inc. booking fee) **Places for next term will go to current participants first. Any remaining places will be offered to the waiting list on a first come first served basis** If you would like to be added to the waiting list, or to join our mailing list to receive notification of future classes, please email your details to info@dancelimerick.ie. Please include your name and contact number, as well as your child's name and date of birth. Thank you for your interest in our Dance Club for Tots!

DANCE CLUB FOR 5-8YRS
DANCE CLUB FOR 5-8YRS
Sat 02 Sep '17 to Sat 21 Oct '17

**Places for the forthcoming term are currently being offered to those on the waiting list. Please see below. Email info@dancelimerick.ie to be added to the waiting list for this class.** Modern and jazz styles combine in this introduction to movement and music from around the world. Children will be encouraged to use their imagination to express their own individuality and develop their creativity, while also building confidence and strength. Teacher: Kristyn Fontanella is a choreographer and performer from the US. She holds an MA in Contemporary Dance Performance from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at UL, as well as a BFA in Theatre and Dance from Central Connecticut State University. Kristyn has toured internationally for over 10 years with many high profile dance shows including Riverdance, Lord of the Dance, Trinity Irish Dance Company, On Eagle’s Wings, Beyond the Bog Road (with Eileen Ivers) and Gaelforce Dance (lead role). A certified dance teacher (TCRG) with An Coimisiun Le Rinci Gaelacha since 2009, Kristyn is delighted to be sharing the art form of dance with younger generations here in Limerick City and is excited to see where their creativity will take them. Saturdays 2 Sept - 21 Oct 2017 12pm-12:45pm Dance Limerick Studio Fee: €60.00 for 8 week term **Places for next term will go to current participants first. Any remaining places will be offered to the waiting list on a first come first served basis** If you would like to be added to the waiting list, or to join our mailing list to receive notification of future classes, please email your details to info@dancelimerick.ie. Please include your name and contact number, as well as your child's name and age. Thank you everyone for your interest in our Dance Club for 5-8s!

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Dance Limerick exists to support the development of professional dance artists within the Limerick region and beyond.

Through a combination of performance platforms, residency opportunities, master classes, talks and lectures, Dance Limerick will advocate for artistic dialogue and exchange. In collaboration with dance artists across a range of practices, Dance Limerick will promote the creation of new and innovative work and will devise programmes of access, engagement and participation for the wider public.

Based at the premises of the former Daghdha Dance Company, Dance Limerick houses offices and a fully equipped studio space along with a separate performance venue known as the Daghda Space

Further information about facilities and opportunities for professional dance artists available from Jenny Traynor at
jenny@dancelimerick.ie