Top 8

Price

€6 online for Evening Performances, €10 on the door. All other events are free, booking required for workshops with Tobi Omoteso and Barry Burke.

Time

12:00pm to 19:30pm

Date

Sun 13 Oct '19

Venue

Johns Square

Limerick street dance artists Tobi Omoteso and Deborah O'Connor curator a day-long showcase of dance styles including b-boying, contemporary, Irish dance and hip-hop. The event culminates in an exciting evening of performances and dance battles. Join in dance workshops, a graffiti artist jam and a dance exchange.

SCHEDULE

Session 1

Outdoor Demonstrations & WorkshopsDJ, Graffiti, MCs, Beatbox and Dancers // 12pm - 4pm // John's Square // Free, all ages welcome, no booking required

Drop into John's Square and see top street dance and graffiti artists do their thing. You are welcome to come and observe or join in learning new moves and skills.

Free Open Age & Level Street Dance Workshops

Open Hip-hop Freestyle Workshop with Tobi Omoteso  // 1pm - 2pm // Dance Limerick studio // Free, open to all ages, pre-booking essential // BOOK HERE

Open Breakin' (Break-dance) Workshop with Barry Burke // 2pm-3pm // Dance Limerick studio // Free, open to all ages, pre-booking essential // BOOK HERE

Session 2

Evening Performances & Battle // 5-7:30pm // Dance Limerick Performance space (St.John's church) // €6 online, €10 on the door // Book by clicking the Yapsody button on this page

The exciting culmination of Top 8 will be showcase performances by professional street dance artists and a battle exchange and presentations (with a chance to join in!). This includes: 

- 4 Special Invite Performance (Street Dance, Irish Dance, Contemporary and Ballet)
- 1 vs 1 B-Boy & B-Girl // Prize of €100 and Clothing
- 2 vs 2 Open Style Battle // Prize of €100 Euros and Clothing

After Party - Locations and details TBC

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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