PROFESSIONAL CLASSES

Megan Kennedy. Photo by Jonathan Mitchell
Megan Kennedy. Photo by Jonathan Mitchell

Price

€7 or free for Studio Friends

time

10:00am to 11:30am

date

Wed 18 Nov '20 | Wed 25 Nov '20 | Wed 02 Dec '20 | Wed 09 Dec '20

Venue

Online, via Zoom

We are excited to welcome Megan Kennedy, choreographer and co-creative director of Junk Ensemble, as our next Professional Class guest teacher. 

Megan’s class will begin with a conditioning warm-up on the floor and segue into standing and traveling exercises. Built on a release foundation, this is a high-energy, physically demanding class which will finish with choreographic phrases suited to your living room. We will also dabble in hand-balancing and backbends throughout the class.

Classes are suitable for professional dance artists and advanced students.

Please note these classes are now being presented live via Zoom due to Level 5 Restrictions for Covid-19. Once you reserve your ticket for the class you will be sent the Zoom link to join at 9:30am on the morning of the class. If restrictions allow, class on 9 December will be held in the Dance Limerick studio as well as online. 

About Megan Kennedy

Megan is Co-Artistic Director of multi-award winning Junk Ensemble, who are previous resident artists at the Tate.

Choreography for live performance includes Mother of Pearl (Emily Aoibheann), Gym Swim Party (O’Reilly Theatre Dublin), Villette (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Town is Dead (The Abbey Theatre), Tasting Blue (Live Collision, Project Arts Centre Gallery), Tchaikovsky’s Queen of Spades Opera (Edinburgh Festival Theatre), Bram Stoker Festival (IRL), Marble & Bread (at the Sailor's Home produced by Dance Limerick) and more.

She was Limerick Dance Artist-in-Residence in 2015 and is a Fellow of Salzburg Global Seminar.

www.junkensemble.com

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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