Light Moves: Festival of Screendance, was a great success! The festival included feature length films, short film screenings, panel discussions, symposium speakers and an extensive mentored and technically supported Dance Film Lab.
The Festival was the first of its kind in Ireland and dedicated to the art of dance film and video art with movement as a central theme. Combining invited works and open submissions, LIGHT MOVES featured a host of curated screendance events in the exceptional setting of Dance Limerick, John’s Square.
LIGHT MOVES was curated and directed by Mary Wycherley and Jürgen Simpson and produced by Dance Limerick with Festival Partner DMARC (Univ. of Limerick) with additional support from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance (Univ. of Limerick). It was a Limerick City of Culture legacy project.
For the full festival programme see the Light Moves website (link on right)
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