Dance News & Opportunities

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Dance News & Opportunities. Pietro Marullo's 'WRECK' Photo by Lucy Dawson
Dance News & Opportunities. Pietro Marullo's 'WRECK' Photo by Lucy Dawson

Updated 29 April 2021

Fontanella Dance Company: The Competition 

During this light-hearted look inside the world of competition, 4 dancers and 2 musicians will navigate their way through 5 rounds of intense rivalry and battle it out to win your vote using our online voting system. Your decision as an audience member will have a real-time effect on every moment in the show and each night will be truly unique.

29 & 30 April | More info here.

Professional Morning Classes with Angie Smalis

Through improv tasks, Angie will guide participants to develop and create a series of movement studies, generated by their own idiosyncrasies.

From Wed 21 April | More info here

Step Up Dance Project 2021 Open Call

Step Up aims to enhance young dancers’ professional networks, by connecting them to the Irish and international contemporary dance community, thereby improving professional opportunities for young dancers in Ireland and abroad.

Closing 30 April | More info here

Call for Expressions of Interest | The National Dance Residency Partnership

The National Dance Residency Partnership (NDRP) is a partnership between Dance Ireland, Dance Limerick, Firkin Crane and Galway Dance Project to provide a networked support to choreographers in the production of new dance work. By coming together, the partners acknowledge that our collective infrastructure and resources can go further and encourage more ambition in the dance sector.

Closing 5 May | More info here.

Light Moves Festival of Screendance 2021: Film Open Call

Light Moves is excited to announce the opening of submissions for our 6th festival taking place 23 – 26 September 2021 in Limerick, Ireland. The Open Call closes on 10 May 2021. Light Moves invites filmmakers, choreographers and video artists to submit screendance works for consideration for the forthcoming 2021 programme of dance film and video art with movement as a central theme.

Closing 10 May | More info here

Women & Work, The Contract

A creative performance project open to women aged 18 to 80+. Led by choreographer Philippa Donnellan, produced in association with Dance Limerick as part of the new initiative DL.BRIDGE. Kindly supported through an Arts Participation Award 2020 from the Arts Council.

Taster Workshops on 14, 21 June & 12, 19 July | More info here.

Online Adult Dance Classes at Dance Limerick

Fun, Fitness & Wellbeing with our Adult Dance Classes, continuing the week of 3 May. You will develop the skill and confidence to dance with ease over the course of 6 weeks, drop in prices are also available.

From 3 May | More info here.

Instant Dissidence...As If Trying Not To Own The Earth

Watch and participate in a new dance & food activism project by Instant Dissidence.

April - May 2021 | More info here


Women & Work, The Contract
Light Moves 2021 Film Open Call
Dance Classes March 2021
Important Updates for Visiting Dance Limerick

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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