Gathering 2 Artists
Tuesday June 27, 2023 7:30 PM
Project Arts Centre - Space Upstairs
€20 | €18
Siobhán Ní Dhuinnín
Siobhán Ní Dhuinnín is a dance artist based in Cork, Ireland. Her primary focus is on place-based and site-specific work manifesting in film and live performance. Trained in the UK and Ireland, Siobhán has performed with various choreographers to include: John Jasperse & Liz Roche, Mary Nunan, Joan Davis, Jessie Keenan, Junk Ensemble, Laura Murphy and Mary Wycherley. Her work has been shown at Salt Festival of the Sea and Environment (UK), Ullapool Dance Festival (SCT), Dublin Dance Festival, Dance Limerick, Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement, What Next Festival, Tipperary Dance Platform and Firkin Crane amongst others. Siobhán is a recipient of the Decade of Centenaries Markievicz Award (2022) from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.
Gearóid, grew up in Dunboyne, Co Meath. He received his early training under the guidance of Grainne McArdle, Sarah Chester, and the late Katherine Lewis of Irish National Youth Ballet. At the age of 15, he continued his dance education at The Royal Ballet School. Upon graduating, he became a member of Ballet Zürich, where he danced choreographies by renowned artists such as Jiří Kylián, William Forsythe, and Crystal Pite, among others. He has been a dancer with Boston Ballet since 2020.
Favour Odusola (Proud African King) is a Nigerian Irish multidisciplinary artist who has worked across several contexts from traditional dance & percussion to commercial work and contemporary theatre for over 15 years in Europe (Ireland and London), Africa (Ghana, South Africa, Nigeria), and UAE (Dubai). As a dancer, he established UMAKOKO Productions, a production company, and UMA, a dance outfit dedicated to equipping dancers with the skills, information and process of growing as a dancer/dance professional. He has since begun to establish himself as a successful director, dancer, writer, producer and curator of dance for several prolific Irish choreographers, and production companies.
Seán Curran’s career in the arts spans 35 years, beginning with traditional Irish step dancing as a child in Boston. A graduate of New York University, Curran now serves as Arts Professor and Chair of the NYU Tisch School of the Arts Department of Dance. As a dancer, he is known for his early performance work with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, and as an original New York City cast member of STOMP! His 30 choreographic works for his contemporary dance ensemble, Seán Curran Company, are characterized by collaborations across artistic genres and have toured to nearly 100 venues in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Seán Curran Company’s highly regarded service to the field includes donation of performances and classes to the American Civil Liberties Union NYC Chapter, Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors Residence (a safe house for LGBTQ youth), Dancers Responding to AIDS and the Hetrick-Martin Institute.