During their residency at Dance Limerick, Eleven Farrer House will bring their new work circle of perpetual choirs into its final stages of exploration and production. They will be experimenting with the work's installative and immersive nature, playing with multiple iterations and different performative structures.
circle of perpetual choirs is a project in round space, where audience are centered inside the choreography. Initiated by Tara Silverthorn and created in collaboration with Eleven Farrer House, it weaves four unique solo dances together into an energetic web. The solos are frameworks for the nourishment and flourishing of personal practice; individual songs within a chorus.
With original sound by composer Sarah Westwood, the work seeks to share a fascination with the aural and acoustical dimensions of movement; with how moving might feel like sounding, and how such subtleties might be experienced, heard, felt by those present.
For information on morning classes hosted by Eleven Farrer House on 14 & 19 June click here.
For information on Farrer House House's work-in-progress sharing on 20 June click here.
Eleven Farrer House is a home. Gathering artists Gaelin Little, Tara Silverthorn, Cat Westwood & Lucille Teppa, creative Initiation shifts from project to project, facilitating an interchangeable structure for constituent members. Individual creativity is nourished through collective exchange, laying ground for actualisation of bespoke works & investigation of practice.
Eleven Farrer House sets conditions for sustainable practice and mutual support of all kinds, exercising democracy throughout the working process. Different backgrounds in somatics and performance underpin making as practice.
Projects supported by Rebecca Skelton Fund, Norfolk County Council, Ballet National de Marseille, Trinity Laban, Lisa Ullmann Travelling Scholarship Fund, Arnolfini, Eastbourne House Arts, Dance Limerick, Dance Base, LIVEBorders, Creative Scotland & Arts Council England.
Gaelin Little trained as a dance artist at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. She is also a Somatic Movement Therapist, studying with the Institute of Integrative Bodywork and Movement Therapy founded by Linda Hartley, a holistic approach based on the principles of Body Mind Centering®, Authentic Movement and Somatic Psychology. Gaelin works within a variety of artistic, educational settings and local communities. She uses her understanding of infant movement development as a basis for working therapeutically for children with physical & learning difficulties. Gaelin has worked for Glasshouse Dance Company, performing in A Little bit of Light, designed for people living with dementia. Gaelin is currently developing her practice and research though a part-time master’s programme in Creative Practice, hosted by Trinity Laban in collaboration with Independent Dance.
Tara Silverthorn is an independent artist in the fields of choreography and performance. Graduating with MA as part of Transitions Dance Company 2009 (Trinity Laban), she has since worked as a performer/collaborator in the UK and internationally with artists including Jana Unmüssig, Claudia Bosse/Theatercombinat, Vera Tussing, Charlotte Spencer Projects, Liam Steel, Rosemary Lee, Riz Ahmed, Laura McGill and Mara Vivas. She collaborates and creates trans-disciplinary works internationally with choreographer / visual artist Asher O'Gorman and sound artist Daniel Lercher. She also co-leads practice-based research with Naomi Lefebvre Sell and Lucille Teppa, entitled Moving as a Thought Process. Tara is currently a movement and bodywork associate for award-winning theatre company Mechanimal. She is a qualified Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist practicing in Bristol, where she lives.
Born in France, Lucille Teppa studied dance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Lucille works as an independent dance artist, dividing her time between performance and choreographic practices.
As a performer Lucille has taken part in various projects including company tours, art exhibitions and larger-scale artistic schemes such as Marseille-Provence 2013 – European Capital of Culture (France). Choreographically, her solo works have been presented on several occasions in the UK and beyond. Since 2016, Lucille has been involved in artistic research Moving as a Thought Process, led collaboratively with Naomi Lefebvre Sell and Tara Silverthorn, supported by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music Dance & Arts Council England. With an MA in Literary Translation and Transcultural Studies, Lucille also works as a translator.
Cat Westwood attained a BA (hons) in Dance Theatre at Trinity Laban, working with many influential choreographers, touring internationally as a performer and a creator. Since 2010 she has worked with Arcane Collective, touring Ireland and the USA including the Guggenheim Theatre in New York. Cat returned to Los Angeles for new 'Flower of the Season' pieces in 2018 & 2019, trained in Body Weather Laboratory technique & performed at the Electric Lodge & Venice Beach CA. Her works include ongoing collaboration with Sarah Westwood; dance film 'WATER-face', which received funding from the European Social Fund. Cat is always continuing to develop her knowledge in bodywork practices. She graduated as an MRSS Shiatsu Practitioner at The Shiatsu College Brighton (2016), as well as a CYT Meridian Yoga Teacher and is now Head of Branch at the Meridian Yoga Teacher Training Norwich (2019). Currently Cat is assisting and completing her Shiatsu teacher training at the Shiatsu College, Norwich.
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