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John Scott to give a Professional Dance Workshop on Wednesday 7 April

as part of Leitrim Dance Festival 2021

IMDT Artistic Director, John Scott, is one of the speakers in Centre Culturel Irlandais’ Addressing the Nations - four evenings of impassioned speeches from contemporary Irish voices. the CCI has commissioned 40 artists to address the world with their reflections on the times in which we live. Wednesday 20th, Thursday 21th, Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th at 7pm.

We are delighted to announce Irish Modern Dance Theatre has been awarded an Arts Council Opera Commission Award to create a dance opera, ‘The Wanderer’, with music by Tom Lane and libretto by Jessica Traynor.

John Scott, Founder and Artistic Director of IMDT is elected to Aosdána.

Aosdána, founded in 1981, honours artists whose work has made an outstanding contribution to the creative arts in Ireland, and assists members in devoting their energies fully to their art.

John Scott was one of the international cultural ambassadors for New York’s La MaMa Global Love Gala 2020.

Honorary Chairs: Amy Sedaris and Philip Glass

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Irish Modern Dance Theatre presented Bloodlines at Dance Limerick as part of  Culture Night on Friday 18th September, 2020.

Irish Modern Dance Theatre presented a filmed performance of Heartwood as part of When I at VISUAL, Carlow as part of  Culture Night on Friday 18th September, 2020.

Irish Modern Dance Theatre welcomed Immaculate Akello and Paul Johnson to its board of Trustees in July.

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