Call out for Dance Professionals – Pilot investigation DAR retreat on Inis Oírr

Áras Éanna Artist in Residence Bernadette Divilly will facilitate a dance retreat on Inis Oírr, a pilot event inviting professional dancers to the island, including both past and present DAR recipients. With differing cultural influences and approaches, an exploration and sharing of ideas, focus will be developing a collaborative context for dance evolution in the remote west, using the island as a dance lab for research and investigation. Core to this is the sharing of Contemplative Dance improvisational compositional scores, integral to Bernadette’s socially engaged dance practice, that are grounded in body-mind relationship

Dates: 29th – 30th August (tbc)

Spaces available: 8

Stipend: €100 each towards travel/accommodation

Please email expressions of interest to with subject line ‘Inis Oírr DAR retreat’ by 19th June

Successful invitations by 22nd June

Bernadette Divilly’s Dance Artist Residency 23/24 is supported by the Arts Council, Áras Éanna Arts Centre and Galway Dance Project