A Reimagined Dance Festival

Dance & Circus

A Reimagined online Dance Festival coming to you from Wexford, Ireland.
Exciting Dance & Circus events will be online from a variety of artists.

Online from December 7th-11th, 2020

About

SpringMoves Dance Festival in partnership with The ISACS Network and Dance Ireland put out on open call for short films featuring dance or circus as the main art forms. They were looking for work that creatively engages with these forms and blurs the lines between them.

The response was overwhelming! Be prepared to be amazed and awe-struck by the captivating creations. Listen in to the artists interviews. Join us for Workshops & Keynote Talks.

Dance & Circus

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Schedule

Monday 7th December

6:30pm

Festival Introduction from Louise Costelloe (Dance Ireland), Lucy Medlycott (ISACS) and Vivian Brodie Hayes (SpringMoves Festival Director) with festival welcome from Liz Burns, County Wexford Arts Officer.

7pm

SpringMoves Short Films

Present With Me (6min 30) – Richard Chappell / Daniel Martin, UK

Born of the Trees (4min) – Magalie Lanriot / Rachel Ní Bhraonáin, Ireland / Portugal

Submerged (11min) – Kim Mc Cafferty / Jessie Keenan, Ireland

Tuesday 8th December
11am – 1pm

Online Dramaturgy Workshop with Lou Cope

(In association with Where Dance Meets Circus, a partnership with ISACS and Dance Ireland) 

7pm

SpringMoves Short Films

Crowned  (3min 30) – Neema Mwande, Ireland / UK / African diaspora

Anasa (4min) – Maja Zimmerlin / Thomas Delord, Germany / Belgium

Floor Falls (2min 30) – Jennifer Paterson / Lewis Gourlay / Abby Warrilow, Scotland

Waves Break, The Cycle Repeats (3min 30) –  Sarah Kinneen, Ireland

The Event  (3min 40)– TeaTime Company / Astrid en Roel, Netherlands / Ireland / Belgium

Wednesday 9th December

7pm
SpringMoves Short Films

Special Family Viewing Night

Crouching Tiger (3min) – Guillaume Cousson, Ireland

Walls of Limerick  (7min 30) – Máire Dee / Kathryn Cooley, Ireland

How to Sink a Paper Boat  (13min) – David Bolger, Ireland

Thursday 10th December

11am – 1pm

Online Dramaturgy Workshop with Lou Cope

(In association with Where Dance Meets Circus, a partnership with ISACS and Dance Ireland) 

7pm

SpringMoves Short Films

Wire Repeal  (2min 30) – Ken Fanning / Angelique Ross, Ireland

Fallow Table  (6min) – Junk Ensemble / Luca Truffarelli, Ireland

Tide  (5min 30) – Laura Murphy, Ireland

GREEN Touch (4min) – Cipolla Collectiva, Hungary

Friday 11th December

7pm

Dancer goes on a journey / Circus comes to town 

– Alister O’Loughlin, Keynote Talk

(In association with Where Dance Meets Circus, a partnership with ISACS and Dance Ireland)

7:45pm

I Take This Place (5min) – Wexford produced dance/circus short film premiere screening

Collectiva, Hungary

Festival Launch & Welcome

We are delighted to have Louise Costelloe of Dance Ireland and Lucy Medlycott of Irish Street Arts, Circus & Spectacle Network join our festival director, Vivian Brodie Hayes, to introduce you to this years festival. Have a listen as the ladies chat about what you can expect over the next few days!

We are delighted to be joined by Liz Burns, the County Wexford Arts Officer at County Wexford Arts Department to introduce this years reimagined SpringMoves Dance Festival to you all. Have a listen as Liz chats with Vivian about what to expect with this years festivities!

Films

Artist Q&A

Our festival director, Vivian, has a chat with Rachel Ní Bhraonáin about her film, ‘Born with the Trees’. Have a listen as Rachel shares with us the inspiration behind the film and a deeper explanation of how such an impressive piece of art came to life!

Vivian, our festival director, chats with Hannah Rogerson from TeaTime Company about her film ‘The Event’. Take a listen as Hannah chats about adapting her practise this year, along with some exciting artistic plans for the future!

Take a listen as Vivian chats to David Bolger from acclaimed Irish dance company CoisCéim Dance Theatre about his film, ‘How to Sink a Paper Boat’.

Get In Touch

If you’d like to know more, have any questions, feedback or suggestions, please do get in touch!

SpringMoves Dance Festival 2020

Our Kind Sponsors

ISACS
National Opera House
Arts Council Funding
Wexford County Council Logo
Dance Ireland