EVENTS

UPCOMING

2024 WORKSHOP DATES:

DANCE FOR ALL with Members of Fighting Blindness

Online introduction: March 13th (replay available if you missed this email insight@fightingblindness.ie)

Dance workshops in Trinity College Dublin: 11am – 1pm on May 8th, 15th, 22nd

Get ready for an exhilarating series of creative dance workshops where we’re breaking barriers and embracing inclusivity.

With exploratory sessions in March and dance workshops running in May and June, we’re diving deep into the world of dance accessibility, specifically for those living with vision loss.

Led by the incredible dance artist Laura Sarah Dowdall, founder of the Running Blind Dance project, these workshops will explore contemporary dance, improvisation, choreographic composition, and social-haptic communication techniques.

This collaborative project is your chance to dance, create, and perform alongside a diverse community. But hurry, spots are limited! Register your interest by contacting Fighting Blindness today.

 Session 1: March 13th, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Online via Zoom)
 Sessions 2/3/4: May 8th, 15th, and 22nd (11-1pm)

Please note you may bring a friend/ family members to accompany you and take part in the workshops- they also must be able to attend all the workshops.

For Information and to register –

Contact Fighting Blindness: phone 01 674 6496 or email insight@fightingblindness.ie

Link to more information on the Fighting Blindness website: https://www.fightingblindness.ie/news/creative-dance-workshops/



PAST WORKSHOPS:

2021 Workshops Online for People with Vision-Loss:

In collaboration with Vision Sports Ireland-

Monday 10 am: Yoga + Somatic Movement

Saturday 10 am: Dance for Wellbeing – All ages, Families & Individuals welcome

To register contact Vision Sports Ireland – padraig.visionsports@ncbi.ie


2019 Workshop Dates:

Starts March 27th, 5-week term with gap week for Easter (April 17th)

DANCE FOR ALL is a fun, social way to improve balance, coordination, physical health & mental wellbeing!

Workshops invite people of all ages, abilities, all levels of vision & hearing to dance!

The workshop includes warm up, chair yoga, breathing practices to calm the body and mind, dance exercises, creative movement, improvisation to music, partner-work and dance theatre games.

Workshops are 90-minutes long each week.


2018 Workshops:

Dance for All: Wednesdays 1:15- 2:45 pm, from October 17th!

Location- Dance Theatre of Ireland, Dun Laoghaire
Dates: October 17, 24th (break week for Halloween), November 7, 14, 21, 28, December 5th, 12th

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Rhythm Club: Saturdays  2:30- 3:45 pm

Location- Patrician Villas, Stillorgan

Dates: September 29th, October 27th, November 24th, December 15th,  January 27th


2017 Workshops:

Running Blind- Accessible Dance Workshops @ RUA RED, Tallaght

Workshops held from May-June and Creative Labs in July and August.

Accessible Dance Performances were performed in the RUA RED Performance Space in August 2017, invited the audience to an interactive performance experience.