What Next dance festival 2020

Friday, 10 January, 2020 - 17:00
LOOPED by Human Collective
LOOPED by Human Collective

What Next dance festival 2020 brings you a programme of fresh and captivating performances and interactions from a bold new generation of dance artists.

Featuring exciting performances, off-site dance, a climate action dance manifesto and the inclusive Ceíli Afro Dabke, What Next has something to offer everyone. Local artists based in Limerick, Cork and Dublin join artists from Madrid, Columbia and France to perform in the city over the festival weekend.

Dive In, Discover Dance at the What Next dance festival, 6-8 February at Dance Limerick.

Download our festival brochure HERE or scroll down to view the calendar of events day by day.


Offsite Pop Up Performances at various locations across Limerick city

Thursday 6 February

Dance & Climate Action - Talk / Workshop at Ormston House
Festival Opening Reception (featuring Pop Up Performances) at Ormston House
Festival Club at Mother Macs

Friday 7 February 

Professional Workshop with Jesús Rubio Gamo at Dance Limerick
Friday Performance Triple Bill at Dance Limerick
Festival Club at Mother Macs

Saturday 8 February 

Professional Workshop with Lina Gómez at Dance Limerick
Saturday Performance Triple Bill at Dance Limerick
Céilí Afro Dabke at Dance Limerick


Individual Tickets can be booked through the events pages above. Tickets cost €14 full price or €12 concession. Get 10% off by booking your ticket online today, why pay more on the door!

Be a Dance Hero!

Make someone's day by becoming a Dance Hero. From January 2020, when you buy an online performance ticket at Dance Limerick you can choose the option of a second ‘Hero Ticket’ which will be gifted to an individual who is not able to buy their own ticket for financial or other reasons. Hero Tickets available for all What Next performances. Click here for more info. 


Dance Limerick Gift Vouchers
Dance Clubs for Young People
Dance Classes for Adults
Important Updates for Visiting Dance Limerick

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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