Winter 2021 Edition A celebration of live dance performances 02 Nov—27 Nov

From 2 – 27 November 2021, we welcomed audiences back into the theatre to celebrate the return of live dance performances with three long-awaited premieres from leading Irish artists and an iconic piece by renowned French choreographer Maguy Marin.

Rediscover the Winter 2021 Edition

The Winter 2021 Edition invited audiences back into the theatre to experience three long-awaited premieres from leading Irish artists as well as an iconic work by renowned French choreographer Maguy Marin.

Video Trailers and Behind-the-Scenes

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Winter Edition in Pictures

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The Misunderstanding of Myrrha by Junk Ensemble © Fionn McCann
The Misunderstanding of Myrrha by Junk Ensemble © Fionn McCann
The Misunderstanding of Myrrha by Junk Ensemble © Fionn McCann
The Misunderstanding of Myrrha by Junk Ensemble © Fionn McCann
May B by Compagnie Maguy Marin  © Herve Deroo
May B by Compagnie Maguy Marin © Herve Deroo
May B by Compagnie Maguy Marin  © Herve Deroo
May B by Compagnie Maguy Marin © Herve Deroo
May B by Compagnie Maguy Marin  © Herve Deroo
May B by Compagnie Maguy Marin © Herve Deroo
Floating on a Dead Sea by Catherine Young Dance © Alaa Aliabdallah (Regash)
Floating on a Dead Sea by Catherine Young Dance © Alaa Aliabdallah (Regash)
Floating on a Dead Sea by Catherine Young Dance © Alaa Aliabdallah (Regash)
Floating on a Dead Sea by Catherine Young Dance © Alaa Aliabdallah (Regash)
Floating on a Dead Sea by Catherine Young Dance © Alaa Aliabdallah (Regash)
Floating on a Dead Sea by Catherine Young Dance © Alaa Aliabdallah (Regash)
Dēmos by Liz Roche Company & Crash Ensemble © Steve O'Connor
Dēmos by Liz Roche Company & Crash Ensemble © Steve O'Connor
Dēmos by Liz Roche Company & Crash Ensemble © Steve O'Connor
Dēmos by Liz Roche Company & Crash Ensemble © Steve O'Connor
Dēmos by Liz Roche Company & Crash Ensemble © Steve O'Connor
Dēmos by Liz Roche Company & Crash Ensemble © Steve O'Connor

The Word About Town

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Demos equally celebrates connection and separation: the reassuring might of the collective and the ability of each individual to influence that power.

The Irish Times (on Dēmos)

This is a complex and wide-reaching production that is constantly engaging. The live musical accompaniment only added to the richness of the experience.

No More Workhorse (on Dēmos)

Jessica and Megan Kennedy's simple yet powerful choreography, developed with Koenig, alongside Maher's marvellous minimalist design, sees both looking mesmerising as they channel dark pagan forces. Leaving it to Clohessy's sublime score to embrace the mist and the voice calling from within.

The Arts Review (on The Misunderstanding of Myrrha)

Rarely has Beckett been made this much fun and looked so good while doing it. An orgy of organised chaos beautifully choreographed, May B is dance of the highest quality. A work utterly original and outstanding that stands the test of time. An apt definition of a classic.

The Arts Review (on May B)

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