Firkin Crane supports dance artists to develop their work over longer periods through its residency programmes.

There are often opportunities for dance enthusiasts, professional or not, to get involved with the different residency programmes at Firkin Crane. Frequently visiting dance professionals look for collaborators locally and often look for participants from the community with an interest in the arts. If you would like to be notified when these opportunities arrive please provide us with your contact details by emailing us at or by phoning (021) 450 7487


Dance Artist in Residence

Since October 2012, Laura Murphy has been Cork’s Dancer in Residence based at  Firkin Crane. In this third year of Laura’s residency she continues to develop her artistic practice while enhancing high-quality opportunities for professionals and dance-enthusiasts throughout the community to make, see and join in dance through her work. Keep an eye out for exciting opportunities in the coming months.