This is a regularly updated list of resources for our dance artists and audience including online classes, events, performances and support information. If you would like to add your class / event to this list please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the class details and a link to your website / social media.
TOURING & DISSEMINATION 2021
While this period of uncertainty continues, Dance Limerick is eagerly planning for 2021 and is excited to hear from artists and ensembles wishing to present work in our venue in 2021. This call out is framed to align with the deadline for the Arts Council’s call-out for touring projects which is 30 April. More info HERE.
A list of online dance, movement and fitness classes and workshops catering for all levels and ability from beginner to professional. The classes are a mix of paid, donation and free.
Dance Classes & Performances for International Dance Day - Wednesday 29 April. Every April on International Dance Day, dancers and dance lovers around the world gather to enjoy and celebrate dance. This year you can join in a variety of online classes including hip hop, contemporary and ballet as well as watching live performances. More info at www.dodanceathome.com.
The High Kicks of Limerick: We're Gonna Dance with Somebody. Join our wonderful ensemble of dancers aged 50 years or over, no previous experience required. Let’s stay connected as we stay apart. See HERE for more details.
Hip-Hop dance warm-up tutorial with Rachel Sheil. 30min Hip-Hop warm up including isolations, learning some social dance moves and then a freestyle jam at the end. A great pick me up and way to generate some fun and energy at the start or end of you day. If you are interested you can make a donation through Rachel's PayPal HERE and the video link will be sent to you.
Silver Swans with Emma O’Mahony. Over 55s Ballet and Barre classes. Available on Instagram HERE.
Somatic Movement with Katrin Neue. One to one classes in somatics. A gentle and therapeutic movement approach called Clinical Somatic Education. Website www.somadublin.com.
Conor Davis. Street dance tutorials. Available on Instagram HERE.
CoisCéim Dance Theatre Over 50s Classes with Philippa Donnellan. Dance classes using a variety of skills to suit all abilities. Video tutorials available at www.coisceim.com
Rosas method. Make your own version of Rosas danst Rosas with the companie's 2013 Re: Rosas tutorial. All you need is yourself and a chair. Videos tutorials available at www.rosasdanstrosas.be.
Dance Church Go. High energy live dance classes available at www.go.dancechurch.com.
Gaga method. Learn and practice Ohad Naharin's movement language online. Classes and tutorials at www.gagapeople.com.
Sadlier’s Well. Performances and workshops available at www.sadlerswells.com.
FUNDING / GRANTS / FINANCIAL AID
Recent resources set up for artists in light of the COVID-19 emergency.
The Civic's Artist Emergency Fund. A fund set up by the Civic Theatre, Tallaght to provide financial relief to Irish artists experiencing lost income related to COVID-19. More info at www.civictheatre.ie
Arts Council COVID-19 Crisis Response Award. The Arts Council is introducing a special fund to enable Irish-based professional artists to provide access for the public to new and original art during the period of COVID-19 isolation. More at www.artscouncil.ie.
Culture Ireland and Facebook #IrelandPerforms scheme. Facebook Ireland with Culture Ireland, Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht have come together to support and present live presentations by Irish artists. More info at www.cultureireland.ie.
The Science Gallery's Rapid Residency Grant. A new round of experimental grants: virtual residencies available for makers, creators, writers, artists and designers in Ireland. More info at www.dublin.sciencegallery.com
Dance Ireland. Dance Ireland have a comprehensive list of available funding and supports including info on Job Seeker's Allowance and Illness Benefit available to artists at this time, see more at www.danceireland.ie.
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