‍TDP’19 ‍

‍International ‍

‍Dance ‍Festival

‍7-13 ‍October ‍2019

‍10th ‍anniversary

The TDP’ festival symposium creates bridges between artists, academic researchers, and local communities, to discuss and highlight the role of artistic practice inside communities.

symposium

8-9 Oct

ALL DAY

 Symposium  

Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick

Dance & Tradition

Dance & Community

Lisvernane Community Hall,

Lisvernane, eircode E34 DF77 


Tuesday 08 October | 10.00-19.00

Wednesday 09 October | 10.00-20.30


€35 one day (including lunch)

€60 two days (including lunch both days)

Curation, coordination: Dr Orfhlaith Ni Bhriain & Tipperary Dance Platform

Workshop tutors: Polina Kremasta (GR), Roberto Torres (SP), Frank McConnell (UK), Marie Lenfant (FR)

Lecturers: Dr Orfhlaith Ni Bhriain (IE), Mats Melin (IE), Frank McConnell (UK)

Performances: Creo Dance - Polina Kremasta, Mats Melin

Film Documentary: September Days

Following two symposia focused on dance and health, this TDP’19 edition renews last year’s collaboration with the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. Over two days, this event takes a close look at the interconnections between contemporary dance practice, tradition and community practice. Open to the professional dance sector, academics, community arts practitioners and anyone who has the curiosity and desire to exchange ideas and expand their knowledge.



Tuesday 08 Oct


10.00 - 11.30 | POLINA KREMASTA - Lecture/workshop

Apogeos, a new dance technique rooted in tradition


11.30 - 12.00 | TEA BREAK


12.00 - 13.30 | ROBERTO TORRES - Lecture/workshop

Dance: an instrument of power mediated by movement awareness


13.30 - 14.30 | LUNCH BREAK


14.30 - 15.00 | FRANK MCCONNELL - Presentation

Decision-making in the creative process, working from traditional and contemporary dance practices


15.00 - 15.30 | ORFHLAITH NI BHRIAIN - Lecture

The Irish body - a diverse community practice


15.30 - 16.30 | ROUND TABLE

Open discussion


16.30 - 17.30 | TEA BREAK


17.30 - 19.00 | GUEST ARTISTS - Performance sharing

Polina Kremasta, Mats Melin, Film: September Days



Wednesday 09 Oct


10.00 - 11.30 | FRANK MCCONNELL - Lecture/workshop

Perspective of colour in developing authentic movement material


11.30 - 12.00 | TEA BREAK


12.00 - 13.30 | MARIE LENFANT - Lecture/workshop

Dance, music and youth community


13.30 - 14.30 | LUNCH BREAK


14.30 - 15.00 | MATS MELIN - Presentation

Creating new ‘traditional’ social dances with the community


15.00 - 16.30 | ROUND TABLE

Open discussion


16.30 - 17.00 | TEA BREAK & DEPARTURE TO CLONMEL


18.30 - 19.15 | MARY WYCHERLEY - Performance

See the festival programme (this event takes place in Clonmel)


19.30 - 20.30 | SCREENDANCE - Exhibition

See the festival programme (this event takes place in Clonmel) 





A partnership between TDP’19 and The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick. Event curated by Tipperary Dance Platform and Dr Orfhlaith Ni Bhriain. Supported by Creative Ireland.

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