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Call for participants! Fast Track to Dance with Project Brand New & Dublin Dance Festival

Wed 24 Apr 2013

Project Brand New and Dublin Dance Festival invite participants to take part in their new joint initiative Fast Track to Dance. This is an exceptional opportunity for anyone who is interested in and curious about dance but hasn’t seen very much yet. It is a completely immersive weekend at Dublin Dance Festival delving into the festival’s vibrant programme of work. 15 people will be selected to form the Fast Track group, who together will attend 8 dance events ranging from large scale to small scale work, presented by both national and international dance makers. In addition, the group will have the opportunity to meet the Festival Director & team and meet some of the makers & choreographers. They will have access to all post-show events and will participate in a critical feedback session, facilitated by Lynnette Moran of Project Brand New and Niamh McCann, actor & theatre maker .

Fast Track is a short sharp burst of activity that will introduce the group to dance as an art form – and will build a critical language and confidence around seeing and talking about dance performances. \

What do you need to take part? You must have full availability on the following dates and times –

Thur  16th May 5.30pm - 10pm
Fri      17th May              5.30pm – 10pm
Sat    18th May               12pm – 10pm
Sun   19th May               12pm – 6pm

We will also host a one hour induction at 1pm on Sun 12th May, details of which will be shared with those selected. How to apply – please send the following:

  • A short (150 word) statement about why you would like to take part. Please give us an indication of why you are interested in this initiative, and/or why you would like to find out more about dance from the close encounter.
  • Your name, address, email and contact number

Please send to: projectbrandnew@gmail.com Deadline: Thursday 2nd May @ 6pm Price: €85 inclusive of all show tickets in schedule, workshop and talks. Should you have any queries please email the address above. Please note that we have a very limited number of places available on the programme. Discover more about Fast Track to Dance here.