Programme 1: Transitions

Tobi Omoteso and Leo Wolstenholme


€12 / €10 (online only) or €14 / €12 (on the door)


19:30pm to 20:45pm


Fri 08 Feb '19


Dance Limerick Performance Space (St.John's church, John's Square)

In Struggle We Hope – Tobi Omoteso

A breath-taking dynamic performance taking influence from dance artist Tobi Omoteso and musician Leo Wolstenholme’s different cultural backgrounds. Street dance / B-Boy inspired by the indigenous abstract movements of Lagos, Nigeria and violin music fuse to present a conversation on struggle and hope.

Nascanna - Liam Scanlon

In this duet sean nós dancer Liam Scanlon and fiddler Cathal Ó Curráin delve into the connections and relationship between traditional dance and music. This improvised dance piece centres around the impulse that makes you want to dance and express yourself at the right time.

deis/mireacht - Oran Leong

deis - device / facility / opening / opportunity
mireacht - momentum / rate / speed
deismireacht - touch / embellishment / fine stylistic illustration

Leong’s contemporary solo takes reference from the transition between a traditional dance style to contemporary through the embellishment of touch and response.

Le Somnambule – Kévin Coquelard

In this solo Kévin Coquelard translates impulses into motion with his depiction of a trance-like state during sleepwalking. The antics take place in a chaotic mind. Well known/classical music accompany this riotous piece and stays with the audience long after the performance ends.

There will be a second performance of Le Somnambule as part of Programme2: Friends and Family on Saturday 9 February at 2:30pm. Click here for details. 



Individual Programme Tickets (e.g. entry to Transitions / Friends & Family / WRECK) are €12 / €10 through the pink Yapsody button above or €14 / €12 on the door.
Festival Programme Passes are €30 / €25 and can be purchased here or €14 / €12 on the door.

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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

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