Springboard '22 is the Irish World Academy annual dance programme celebrating the talent and aptitude of our students from the BA and MA Contemporary Dance programmes. This year’s season is hosted by Dance Limerick and will be a thrilling showcase of artistry and technique. The dancers will perform challenging ensemble repertoire of emotive and diverse choreographic works. Featuring all new contemporary dance works by Grant McLay, Ursula Robb, Justine Cooper and Mufutau Yusuf. These differing contemporary dance styles, will treat audiences to a celebration of these young dance practitioners on their journey to becoming professional dancers. Come and witness the drive and creativity of these aspiring young dancers in an intimate performance setting at the beautiful Dance Limerick venue of St John’s Church.
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