WHAT NEXT dance festival 2021 brings you a programme of fresh and captivating performances and interactions from a bold new generation of dance artists. Dive In, Discover Dance at WHAT NEXT, 14-19 June at Dance Limerick.
This year, we are delighted to invite you to join us both online and in person, with our Watch at Dance Limerick, and Watch at Home tickets. Watch at Dance Limerick tickets include a table for two people to watch the performance streams on a cinema screen in our beautiful venue, St. John's Church, John's Square.
Events below are marked as Watch at Dance Limerick or Watch at Home.
Download our Festival Brochure HERE or scroll down to view the calendar of events day by day.
All Week, Monday 14 - Friday 18 June
Monday 14 June
WOMEN & WORK, THE CONTRACT Taster Workshop - Watch at Home
Tuesday 15 June
Bodies of Water Reading Group - Watch at Home
Thursday 17 June
BABAE by Joy Alpuerto Ritter + Festival Opening - Watch at Dance Limerick or Watch at Home
Friday 18 June
Bodies of Water Reading Group - Watch at Dance Limerick
Step Up Commissions Programme Triple Bill - Watch at Dance Limerick or Watch at Home
Saturday 19 June
Context, Relevance & Sustainability: Panel Discussion - Watch at Dance Limerick or Watch at Home
Professional Workshop with Sung Im Her - Watch at Home
NO FOLLOWING by Rachel Sheil - Watch at Dance Limerick or Watch at Home
NUTCRUSHER by Sung Im Her - Watch at Dance Limerick or Watch at Home
Festival Artists Q&A - Watch at Dance Limerick or Watch at Home
Pre-Booking required for all events, see individuals event page for details.
For Dance Limerick's full Covid-19 Safety Protocols and Guidelines click here.
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