Dance Theatre of Ireland Spring News 2014
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Creating Space Performances
Sunday 30th March, 3:30pm @ DTI

Join us at the DTI studio for an informal showcase of short works in-progress by choreographers Emma Fitzgerald, Liadain Herriott, Rachel Sheil, Emily Aiobheann and Aisling Riannon.  
Admission is Free, but places are limited,
RSVP essential:  01 280 3455 or email  

Supported by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Arts Office & the Arts Council.
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WellDance for Seniors & Trinity College Study

WellDance is a new initiative of weekly dance classes for those over 60 at DTI’s Centre for Dance and the F2 Centre in Rialto (in partnership with St. James’s Hospital and Fatima Groups United). Open to Seniors with or without dance experience.  As an outgrowth of ActivAge 2014, participants in the classes are also part of a new Trinity College Dublin study looking at the health benefits of dance for Seniors' balance confidence and well-being.  New Term of classes starts April 22nd. Registration now on. Class Brochure  |  Registration Form
Performance with Seniors

Artistic Directors Robert Connor & Loretta Yurick have been commissioned to create a new work for and with Seniors to be performed in the new DRLCC Central Library & Cultural Centre.  If you are an interested Senior (or musician) and wish to be involved in rehearsals, they will be taking place from September through December 2014. Contact:  Dance Theatre of Ireland, 01 280 3455,  We also have a new on-going morning class for Seniors starting April 22nd if you would like to get dancing. Registration now onMore information
Outreach / Nature Moves

Following a highly successful pilot project with several primary & Secondary  schools, Dance Theatre of Ireland will be continuing Nature Moves a new programme for young people to experience nature and creativity through dance.  Nature Moves combines experiential learning in local natural environments with  learning and creating dance inspired by Nature, working with both choreographers and environmentalists.  For further information, or ring us on 01 280 3455.
DLR Creative Arts Programme Primary Schools

Dance Theatre of Ireland will be teaching 6th Class students at Monkstown Educate Together this year in a 12-week programme as part of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Creative Arts programme for Primary Schools, now in its 20th year.  Follow their very interesting blog on what's happening in the ARTS in area Schools.

Follow the blog here from April 1st >>
Outreach Workshops /  Dance POP

Did you know Dance theatre of Ireland provides ancillary support to teachers in their PE modules and gives over 150 workshops every year in the community in dance?

Would you like to have dance workshops in your school or with your community group?  Perhaps for your next special event or party? Whether it’s as an on-going activity or for a once-off occasion,  DTI offer a range of exhilarating dance workshops for schools, festivals, clubs and community groups -  for people of all ages and levels. To Book 01 280 3455 or  
Learn more about DTI’s Outreach Programme >>

Ever wanted to learn how to fly through the air like a trapeze artist? Dance like Britney Spears? Or learn the choreography from the most famous ballet of all, Swan Lake? Well, now's the perfect chance! Dance Theatre of Ireland will be running a number of very special one-off workshops throughout April, and you're invited to take part.

Aerial Dance with Fidget Feet    One day only
Wed April 16   6:45-9pm      €25
 Learn the basics for aerial dance in cocoons with Chantal McCormick, Fidget Feet's Artistic Director.

Work It! Britney Hip-Hop Workshop
Mondays  April 7 &14    8:15-9:45pm
for 2 (€20 single class)
  Learn the choreography premiered by Britney at her new show in Las Vegas form her single Work B**ch. With Duane Watters.

 Swan Lake   Ballet Repertoire
 Mondays April 7 &14  /    6:45-8:15pm,
 â‚¬30 for 2 (€20 single class)
 Learn excerpts from SWAN LAKE, with  Karen Wignall.

West Side Story   ONE DAY ONLY
Wednesday, April 23  /  6:45-8:45pm, €20
Are you a Jet or a Shark? Learn excerpts from Jerome Robbins' stunning choreography. With Hannah Troy.

Dance Improvisation   ONE DAY ONLY
Thursday: April 17  / 6:45-8:15pm    €15
 Enjoy the freedom of dance improvisation and the art of creating movement spontaneously. With DTI Artistic Directors Robert Connor & Loretta Yurick.

Dancercise   ONE DAY ONLY  Morning
 Wednesday: April 9     10-11am,   €15
 Dance your way to fitness with short simple dance movements in this morning class. With Cayisha Graham

Piloxing®   ONE DAY ONLY
Thursday: April 10     6:45-8:00pm, €15
 Try This!  Combine Pilates, boxing, ballet, Hip hop and Contemporary, for strength and stamina. With Heather Gordon

ENROLMENT IS NOW ON for these very special workshops / Places limited.

Download the April Special Workshops Brochure & registration form here >>
For further information
T: 1 280 3455        E:
Easter Camps for Children & Teens
April 14-18 one week only

Children Ages 7-12 yrs      11:00am-2:00pm            
Teens Ages 13-17 yrs            2:30-5:30pm

Registration now on - Places Limited €80/person -(pre-Register with a friend & get €10 off your registration)

For kids who love to dance, keep your children and teens moving this Easter Holiday! Learning, creating and performing each day in Modern, Hip Hop & Stage Musical Dance. Taught by professional teachers from Dance Theatre of Ireland, its Fun, physical, and culminates in an informal performance for family & friends.  
Registration Form & Info  01 280 3455
New Term Starting April 22

With over 19 classes on offer, all your favourites will return and more for . There is something for everyone!  Including Ballet for Adults, Contemporary, Body Conditioning, Pilates & Dance, Zumba, Hip Hop, Modern dance for 3-5 year olds, Modern dance for 6-12 year olds, Street Dance, Yoga and  Ballroom, Latin & Wedding classes. 

Class Brochure  | Registration Form

For Further Information: T  01 280 3455    E 
Dublin Youth Dance Company
The Irish Youth Dance Festival 2014 will be hosted at the Pavilion Theatre on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of June. We are looking for entries to perform at the IYDF, solos and group dance pieces. For more information and to download an application form go to

Dublin Youth Dance Company will also be performing at the Longford April Noisemoves Festival April 6th and the Longford Festival 25th April.  The company continues to rehearse regularly at Dance Theatre of Ireland on Sundays.  Directed by Mariam Ribbon, for dancers aged 16-25, for further information  

* Performances by Coisceim Dance Theatre, Irish Modern Dance and junk ensemble coming up – Check  for current listings.
* New Movements: Sofia Dias & Vítor Roriz (modul-dance)  / 14 March / DanceHouse / RSVP essential to or 01 855 8800. More info
* Nick Bryson & Robin Dingemans / The Firkin Crane, Cork /
21 March, 8pm.
More info

* Catherine Young Dance / 4 & 5 April , Project Arts Centre. info
* Dublin Dance Festival, Russel Malliphant & Willi Dorner, coming soon May 20-31
Dublin Fringe Festival Submissions

Submissions for the Annual Dublin Fringe Festival are now open from now until Friday March 14th!  The Festival this year will run from September 6–21.

Dublin Fringe Festival website >>
Re:Rosas movie submissions
Last year, Rosas & fABULEUS invited fans to create and submit their own version of Rosas Danst Rosas. They received 250 films from all over the world, check out some of the highlights:
It is a pleasure to see how 30 years after the first show, the chair scene is being re-choreographed by young and old, and all walks of life. Due to its great success, you can keep on posting films. Re: Rosas goes on! Submit your movie online now:
Dublin City Council Arts Office
Children’s Art in Libraries Programme
The Children’s Art in Libraries Programme is a unique initiative that seeks to provide innovative high quality arts experiences with innovative commissioning of work. The deadline for the submission of proposals is Friday March 14th.

More information >>

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