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Saturday, 25th November @9am
Free Event

This event will explore and map the contemporary dance landscape of the Northwest and support the practice of contemporary dance artists and facilitate producers and presenters working in dance in the region.

You can see the full days programme here

Beginning with a technique based Masterclass at 9.30pm in the BAC Dance Studio led by Roscommon based dancer, choreographer and teacher Mintesinot Wolde the day will feature a panel discussion entitled The Contemporary dance landscape in the West/ North-West: Mapping the terrain and navigating a path

forward facilitated by Mary Wycherley and a process driven workshop, From Studio to Stage & Screen, identifying the needs of the dancer in creating and presenting work and the resources available to support that process, will be led by Dance Ireland Director Sheila Creevey with support from the Arts Council, Galway Dance, Dance Limerick and Mayo County Council Arts Service.

A new work by Arts Council Resident Dance Artist Catherine Donnelly will be screened in the Main Auditorium at lunchtime and the day will close with a presentation from Kate Wilson, Director of Undercurrent, a company that explores issues of mobility and inclusivity in the arts, and a showing of a new work in development by Oran Leong, as part of his Arts Council Dance Residency at the Arts Centre.