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Friday, September 1, 2017

Listings

Thu 21 Sep '17

BALLET FOR ADULTS WITH REBECA (IMPROVERS)
Thu 07 Sep '17 to Thu 12 Oct '17

Thursdays 6-7:15pm €70 for six weeks from Thursday 7 September 2017 Ballet for Adults with Rebeca Mateos Morante This class develops good posture, balance, flexibility, coordination, spatial awareness and rhythm inherent both to Ballet as well as to a healthy body and mind. Ballet is not only a beautiful dance discipline, it also promotes the development of mental concentration and memory recall, together with body toning, strengthening and elongation of the muscular structure. Participants will learn basic ballet positions and patterns in a traditional structured class, consisting of a warm up, barre and centre exercises, and finally a relaxing warm down routine, incorporating improvised movements to music. About Rebeca Mateos Morante Rebeca Mateos Morante has toured extensively both with the critically acclaimed Compañía Elvira Andrés led by the ex-director of the National Ballet of Spain, and as Flamenco soloist with the international dance phenomenon Riverdance. She has worked with many prestigious choreographers, having performed one of the last productions of the famous Bodas de Sangre under the direction of its celebrated choreographer, the late Antonio Gades. Rebeca forms part of the last generation of professional dancers to have trained at the renowned Centro Coreográfico Mariemma in Madrid incorporating extensive professional conservatory training in Classical Ballet, Bolero School, Spanish Stylised Dance, Spanish Folk Dances and Flamenco. In ballet alone she has trained under renowned masters such as Julia Estévez, Carmina Ocaña, Nadine Boisaubert and Patricia Crosbie, among others. Rebeca is currently studying for her PhD at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance where she guest lectures in both theoretical and performance based modules. A philosophy graduate with a first class honours Masters in Psychoanalysis and Cultural Studies, her own academic research output includes conference presentations, publications and choreographies that explore themes associated with her interdisciplinary doctoral thesis “The Dancer in the Mirror: Body Identity and Body Motion in Danza Española”.

Ballet
BALLET FOR ADULTS WITH REBECA (BEGINNER)
Thu 07 Sep '17 to Thu 12 Oct '17

Thursdays 7.30-8.45pm €70 for six weeks from Thursday 7 September 2017 Ballet for Adults with Rebeca Mateos Morante This class develops good posture, balance, flexibility, coordination, spatial awareness and rhythm inherent both to Ballet as well as to a healthy body and mind. Ballet is not only a beautiful dance discipline, it also promotes the development of mental concentration and memory recall, together with body toning, strengthening and elongation of the muscular structure. Participants will learn basic ballet positions and patterns in a traditional structured class, consisting of a warm up, barre and centre exercises, and finally a relaxing warm down routine, incorporating improvised movements to music. About Rebeca Mateos Morante Rebeca Mateos Morante has toured extensively both with the critically acclaimed Compañía Elvira Andrés led by the ex-director of the National Ballet of Spain, and as Flamenco soloist with the international dance phenomenon Riverdance. She has worked with many prestigious choreographers, having performed one of the last productions of the famous Bodas de Sangre under the direction of its celebrated choreographer, the late Antonio Gades. Rebeca forms part of the last generation of professional dancers to have trained at the renowned Centro Coreográfico Mariemma in Madrid incorporating extensive professional conservatory training in Classical Ballet, Bolero School, Spanish Stylised Dance, Spanish Folk Dances and Flamenco. In ballet alone she has trained under renowned masters such as Julia Estévez, Carmina Ocaña, Nadine Boisaubert and Patricia Crosbie, among others. Rebeca is currently studying for her PhD at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance where she guest lectures in both theoretical and performance based modules. A philosophy graduate with a first class honours Masters in Psychoanalysis and Cultural Studies, her own academic research output includes conference presentations, publications and choreographies that explore themes associated with her interdisciplinary doctoral thesis “The Dancer in the Mirror: Body Identity and Body Motion in Danza Española”.

Striptease by Pere Faura
Striptease by Pere Faura
Thu 21 Sep '17

Tongue firmly in cheek, Spanish choreographer Pere Faura gets intimate with his audience in this mischievous show about the theatrical art of undressing. What do you think you’ll see at a show called Striptease? Part performance, part lecture, Faura plays with our expectations and perceptions in this witty and provocative exposé of the mechanisms of desire and seduction. Cleverly mixing dance, theatre and video elements he delves into the relationship between the performer and the spectator, with the help of a star turn by Demi Moore. Faura, Barcelona 1980, graduated from the School for New Dance Development in Amsterdam in 2006. Faura's work is based on the appropriation of elements of pop culture, such as striptease, disco and musicals. He remixes these elements into a new multidisciplinary choreography combining all the elements of the theatrical convention. He’s also involved in programming activities and designing new contexts for artistic exhibitions. Pere Faura is an Aerowaves Twenty 16 artist.

Fri 22 Sep '17

Culture Night at Dance Limerick
Fri 22 Sep '17

Culture Night at Dance Limerick brings together youth and professional artists for an evening of dance, music, poetry and colour in Limerick’s Cultural Quarter! Finding inspiration from the words ‘together’ and ‘belonging’, artists from various disciplines are invited to collaborate and tell their stories through movement, sound and words within the magical setting of the Dance Limerick church. Throughout the evening, there will be performances from local dancers, musicians and singer/songwriters, staff and students of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, Summer Dance Fusion Project and Stanzas Poetry. There will also be highlights from Light Moves and Fresh Film Festival screened throughout the evening. Some performers will be wearing original designs provided by students of the fashion department of Limerick School of Art and Design, and we will be displaying exclusive work from the Limerick Printmakers inspired by movement and energy! Looking forward to seeing you there!

KUNDALINI YOGA WITH TRICIA MCGLACKEN RYAN
Fri 08 Sep '17 to Fri 10 Nov '17

Kundalini Yoga for Beginners, with Tricia McGlacken Ryan Fridays 6pm-7.30pm | Dance Limerick Studio €15.00 per class / €40.00 for four consecutive classes To book: (086) 3483020 / tmcglackenryan@gmail.com Kundalini Yoga, developed by Yogi Bhajan, is a safe and comprehensive system which combines breathing, stretching, movement, meditation and more for the experience of spirit and to heal your life. No experience in yoga is necessary, all welcome. Not just a physical discipline, Kundalini Yoga encompasses the whole person: body, mind and spirit. It is designed to cultivate energy, endurance, stress mastery and the development of personal resources for the active lifestyle of our times. With a broad spectrum of techniques, classes can be tailored to achieve many results. Tricia is a certified instructor in Kundalini Yoga and comes from a therapeutic and medical background. Tricia's classes are challenging yet heart centred, active and yet meditative. Come and experience these classes which lead to the heart of healing!

Sat 23 Sep '17

DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS)
DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS) 10AM
Sat 02 Sep '17 to Sat 21 Oct '17

**Places for the forthcoming term are currently being offered to those on the waiting list for this class. Please email info@dancelimerick.ie if you would like to be added to the waiting list for this class** Designed to give our youngest dancers a head start, this Dance Club for Tots explores movement through music, stimulating imagination and promoting creativity, while participating with a parent/caregiver. This lively class explores moving as a group, telling stories through movement, rhythm exercises and improvisation. Time is spent learning to follow directions as well as free expression time which allows Tots to explore and develop co-ordination, all while having fun! Teacher: Fiona Marie Booth Fiona is a voice and dance artist/teacher based in Limerick. She graduated from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance with an MA in Festive Arts and a BA (Hons) in Voice and Dance, specialising in contemporary dance. Fiona has gained considerable experience internationally, having studied Kinesiology at California State University where she practised jazz, ballet, hip-hop and modern dance, and having taught at the Mark Morris Dance Group in Brooklyn, New York as part of Dance for Parkinson’s Disease. More recently, Fiona has been teaching and performing both music and dance in Limerick City. **Saturdays from 2 Sept - 21 Oct 2017 10am-10:45am | Dance Limerick Studio Fee: €60 for 8 week term (inc. booking fee)

DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS)
DANCE CLUB FOR TOTS (2-4YRS) 11AM
Sat 02 Sep '17 to Sat 21 Oct '17

**Places for the forthcoming term are currently being offered to those on the waiting list for this class. Please see below.** In this introduction to creative movement, you and your little dancer will explore your imaginations to enhance creativity, co-ordination and rhythm. Classes include movement collaboration with music and imaginative play, as well as a chance for tots to practice dancing with their friends. Parents/guardians will also love participating with their tiny dancers! Teacher: Rachel Sheil Rachel graduated with a BA Hons (First) in Voice and Dance from the University of Limerick, specialising in Contemporary Dance. An international teacher and choreographer, Rachel has taught throughout Ireland, England and the US, and has numerous TV appearances to her credit, both nationally and internationally, performing commercial and contemporary material, including the GAA All-Star Awards. Rachel has a Masters in Dance Performance at UL. **Saturdays from 2 Sept – 21 Oct 2017 11am-11:45am Dance Limerick Studio Fee: €60 for 8 week term (inc. booking fee) **Places for next term will go to current participants first. Any remaining places will be offered to the waiting list on a first come first served basis** If you would like to be added to the waiting list, or to join our mailing list to receive notification of future classes, please email your details to info@dancelimerick.ie. Please include your name and contact number, as well as your child's name and date of birth. Thank you for your interest in our Dance Club for Tots!

DANCE CLUB FOR 5-8YRS
DANCE CLUB FOR 5-8YRS
Sat 02 Sep '17 to Sat 21 Oct '17

**Places for the forthcoming term are currently being offered to those on the waiting list. Please see below. Email info@dancelimerick.ie to be added to the waiting list for this class.** Modern and jazz styles combine in this introduction to movement and music from around the world. Children will be encouraged to use their imagination to express their own individuality and develop their creativity, while also building confidence and strength. Teacher: Rachel Sheil Rachel has been teaching for over seven years and has recently completed her MA in Dance Performance at UL. She has taught Hip-Hop in Ireland, the UK and San Francisco and has also been successful in several Irish Intervarsity competitions. She hopes to continue her passion here in Limerick and share all the knowledge she has accumulated. Saturdays 2 Sept - 21 Oct 2017 12pm-12:45pm Dance Limerick Studio Fee: €60.00 for 8 week term **Places for next term will go to current participants first. Any remaining places will be offered to the waiting list on a first come first served basis** If you would like to be added to the waiting list, or to join our mailing list to receive notification of future classes, please email your details to info@dancelimerick.ie. Please include your name and contact number, as well as your child's name and age. Thank you everyone for your interest in our Dance Club for 5-8s!

DANCE CLUB FOR 9-14YRS
DANCE CLUB FOR 9-14YRS
Sat 02 Sep '17 to Sat 21 Oct '17

**Places for the forthcoming term are currently being offered to those on the waiting list. Please see below. Email info@dancelimerick.ie to be added to the waiting list for this class.** This class will focus on movement creation through play, improvisation and freestyle. Rachel shares techniques she has researched and learned to provide structured improvisations (contemporary) and a freestyle environment (urban styles). Every class is different, building skills consistently, but in different ways. Dancers develop skills around body-awareness and perception, along with awareness of space and people around them. Through group improvisations, working in small groups and pairs, the class focuses on moving, expressing through movement and, of course, having fun! This class is suitable for boys and girls of any ability. Saturdays from 2 Sept - 21 June 2017 1pm-2pm Dance Limerick Studio Fee: €60.00 for 8 week term Teacher: Rachel Sheil Rachel Sheil Rachel has been teaching for over seven years and has recently completed her MA in Dance Performance at UL. She has taught Hip-Hop in Ireland, the UK and San Francisco and has also been successful in several Irish Intervarsity competitions. She hopes to continue her passion here in Limerick and share all the knowledge she has accumulated. **This class is full. Please email info@dancelimerick.ie if you would like to go on the waiting list for next term. Please include your name, contact tel, name of child and date of birth. Thank you everyone for your interest in our Dance Club for 9-14s!

Tue 26 Sep '17

CONTEMPORARY DANCE CLASS FOR ADULTS, WITH MARY NUNAN
Tue 05 Sep '17 to Tue 10 Oct '17

From Tues 5 September 6pm-7.15pm Dance Limerick Studio €70.00 (six weeks) The aim of these new classes is to provide an opportunity for participants to develop the skill and confidence to dance with ease. Informed by postmodern dance and somatic principles, each class will begin with simple warm-up exercises and build progressively towards more expansive movement phrases which travel out into the space. All of the activities are based on practices/techniques which will help to release tensions which limit the range of movement. This will, in turn, allow each person to move with greater clarity and efficiency, to regain a sense of the natural flow of their movement and to enjoy their own unique dancing body. Teacher, Mary Nunan: Mary is a contemporary dance artist/choreographer, performer and teacher. She started her professional career as a member of Dublin Contemporary Dance Theatre and was a founding member and Artistic Director of Daghdha Dance Company in Limerick. Mary enjoys teaching at every level – from beginners to professional master classes.

HIP HOP CLASSES WITH RACHEL SHEIL - TUESDAYS
Tue 05 Sep '17 to Tue 10 Oct '17

Hip Hop Classes with Rachel Sheil Six-week class Tuesdays from 5 Sept to 10 Oct 7.30pm-8.30pm Class fee €60 for six weeks / €12 drop in rate. Advance booking strongly recommended. To book, email rachel.sheil86@googlemail.com “This term of classes will see participants learning hip-hop as a social dance and will include old school moves alongside foundations and technique. My class aims for you to leave with a deeper understanding of the dance and culture as a whole and an ability to groove along with any song you love, comfortable in your own skin! You will learn choreography and freestyle skills and, in the process, hopefully have a great time with great people to great music!” Rachel Sheil

Thu 28 Sep '17

BALLET FOR ADULTS WITH REBECA (IMPROVERS)
Thu 07 Sep '17 to Thu 12 Oct '17

Thursdays 6-7:15pm €70 for six weeks from Thursday 7 September 2017 Ballet for Adults with Rebeca Mateos Morante This class develops good posture, balance, flexibility, coordination, spatial awareness and rhythm inherent both to Ballet as well as to a healthy body and mind. Ballet is not only a beautiful dance discipline, it also promotes the development of mental concentration and memory recall, together with body toning, strengthening and elongation of the muscular structure. Participants will learn basic ballet positions and patterns in a traditional structured class, consisting of a warm up, barre and centre exercises, and finally a relaxing warm down routine, incorporating improvised movements to music. About Rebeca Mateos Morante Rebeca Mateos Morante has toured extensively both with the critically acclaimed Compañía Elvira Andrés led by the ex-director of the National Ballet of Spain, and as Flamenco soloist with the international dance phenomenon Riverdance. She has worked with many prestigious choreographers, having performed one of the last productions of the famous Bodas de Sangre under the direction of its celebrated choreographer, the late Antonio Gades. Rebeca forms part of the last generation of professional dancers to have trained at the renowned Centro Coreográfico Mariemma in Madrid incorporating extensive professional conservatory training in Classical Ballet, Bolero School, Spanish Stylised Dance, Spanish Folk Dances and Flamenco. In ballet alone she has trained under renowned masters such as Julia Estévez, Carmina Ocaña, Nadine Boisaubert and Patricia Crosbie, among others. Rebeca is currently studying for her PhD at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance where she guest lectures in both theoretical and performance based modules. A philosophy graduate with a first class honours Masters in Psychoanalysis and Cultural Studies, her own academic research output includes conference presentations, publications and choreographies that explore themes associated with her interdisciplinary doctoral thesis “The Dancer in the Mirror: Body Identity and Body Motion in Danza Española”.

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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
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