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Róisín Whelan Dance presents The Galaxy of Occupations


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€7 + €1 Booking fee
Suitable for ages 6 -10 years
Duration 45 mins
Limited Capacity

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The sky is the limit in this imaginative dance duet for children.

What do you want to be when you grow up? An Astronaut, A Brain Surgeon, The President!

With big ambition, anything is possible. Created especially with children in mind The Galaxy of Occupations is an exciting, energetic, and exhilarating performance that reaches for the stars.

The Galaxy of Occupations is a new production by Carlow based choreographer and dance artist Róisín Whelan inspired by a children’s poem by author and teacher Áine Murray. Presented in Róisín’s signature style of creative narrative contemporary dance with two exceptionally skilled dancers in costumes designed by Claire Smyth, a graduate of the Royal School of Needlework.

Conceived and created by: Roisin Whelan
Choreography by Róisín Whelan in collaboration with the cast.
Cast: Ellie Marsh and Michael McEvoy
Composer: Aoife Kavanagh
Costume Design: Claire Smyth
Poem by: Áine Murray
Mentor: Jon Beney
Research and development: John Robinson and Joshua Scott
Stage Manager: Síle Mahon
Creative Producer: Michelle Cahill

Commissioned by Tipperary Dance and a Production Commission from Dublin City Council Creative Hubs with additional funding from The Strollers Network. Research and development for this production was funded by an Arts Council of Ireland Dance Bursary Award, 2020 and supported by Tipperary Dance Fellowship 2020