Learn, Train and Join in

Morning Class with Matt Szczerek
Wed 19 Feb '20 to Wed 26 Feb '20

The warm up will consist of awareness building exercises creating state of readiness for the body using geometry of movement and basic physical structures in Hip Hop dance.

Class is suitable for intermediate/advanced levels but is open to all interested in Hip Hop.  Contemporary dancers are encouraged to attend, as the floorwork aspect of the class will be of particular interest as a complimentary practice.

In main body of the class we will be working on rhythm and understanding of music, isolations, groove, floorwork, social aspect of the culture, party dances and history of hip hop.

professional
Dance Club for Tots
Dance Club for Tots (2-4yrs)
Book : Sat 21 Mar '20

Designed to give our youngest dancers a head start, this Dance Club for Tots (2-4yrs) 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!

Due to space limitations only 1 parent or guardian can stay with the participant for the duration of the class in the studio, we also have a foyer area where you are welcome to wait until the class is over.

Class led by Aoife O'Brien.

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- No refunds of returns

Beginner
Dance Club for Tots
Dance Club for Tots (2-4yrs)
Book : Sat 21 Mar '20

Designed to give our youngest dancers a head start, this Dance Club for Tots (2-4yrs) 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!

Due to space limitations only 1 parent or guardian can stay with the participant for the duration of the class in the studio, we also have a foyer area where you are welcome to wait until the class is over. 

Class led by Aoife O'Brien.

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- No refunds of returns

Beginner
Dance Club for 5-8yrs
Dance Club for 5-8yrs
Book : Sat 21 Mar '20

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.

Class led by Sarah Fennell.

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- No refunds of returns

Beginner
Dance Club for 9-14yrs
Dance Club for 9-14yrs
Book : Sat 21 Mar '20

This class will focus on movement creation through play, improvisation and freestyle. Teacher Rachel Sheil 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. 

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- No refunds or returns

Beginner
Contemporary Dance
Book : Tue 24 Mar '20

This class introduces different concepts present in dance. Starting with a warm-up aiming to bring the awareness to the body and mind working together, exploring the development of each person’s conscious body. You will follow to task-based exercises focusing on the body’s sensations and use images and sounds to develop an individual movement exploration. The explorations will lead to a series of structured exercises to explore the concepts presented.

Term of 6 classes | Dates: 24, 31, March, 7, 14, 21, 28 April.

About teacher Juliana Tarumoto

Juliana Tarumoto is from Brazil and started dancing classical ballet at early age; her first professional experience was at the age of 17 as an apprentice with Ballet Chicago Studio Company (Chicago/USA) under direction of Daniel Duell and Patricia Blair. Juliana started to be interested about different ways of dancing, exploring movements and creating. With this approach, she started her BA in Contemporary Dance and Dance teaching degree at UNICAMP (Campinas/Brazil). During her studies, she did an exchange program at London Contemporary Dance School (London/UK), working with Dane Hurst, Sarah Dowling, Geir Hytten, Hannes Langolf, Fernanda Prata and Fionn Cox Davies. In Brazil, she was a dancer with Dança sem Fronteiras directed by Fernanda Amaral from February/2017 to July/2018.

In September/2018, Juliana moved to Ireland to do the MA in Contemporary Dance in The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance- University of Limerick, having as course director Jenny Roche. During the MA, she performed works by Jack Webb, Liz Roche, Ursula Robb and Paul White. Also, she took part in a residency with Evangelia Kolyra at Dance Limerick and performed the piece “Oi!” directed by Yasmin Mello in the Scene+Heard Festival (February/2019) in Dublin. Juliana participated of Step Up 2019, training with Eoin Mac Donnacha, Dieter Heitkamp and Rainer Behr and performed original works by Marguerite Donlon, Francesco Vecchione and Emanuele Soavi in Limerick, Longford, Cork and Dublin.

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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