LUKE MURPHY AND FIRKIN CRANE TO PRODUCE AND HOST IRELAND’S FIRST CONTEMPORARY DANCE WORKSHOP FESTIVAL


Acclaimed choreographer and Luke Murphy is delighted to programme and produce Ireland’s first professional contemporary dance workshop festival.

The Catch8 Workshop series is a new initiative by Attic Projects in collaboration with Cork Midsummer Festival and hosted by The Firkin Crane. The Catch8 Workshop Series will run from June 17th-24th with two workshops by Irish and International Guest Teachers daily. 

The Catch8 Workshop Series invites an intimate group of professionals to Cork for eight days of training, creativity and sharing, opening new opportunities in training and development for the Irish dance community and introducing international dancers to a host of Irish work. Workshops will run in two sessions daily from 9:30am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-4:30pm. All registered students will receive special offers and discounts on performances and events throughout the Cork Midsummer Festival.

Faculty for the workshop series includes Maxine Doyle (Punchdrunk), Jose Agudo (Akram Khan), James Finnemore (Hofesh Shechter), Luke Murphy (Ultima Vez), Moritz Ostruschnjak (Gottenborg Operan Danskompani), Emma Martin (United Fall), Jack Webb, Maria Nilsson Waller, Iseli/Chiodi and renowned Brussels based teacher Isael Mata Cruz.

Places are limited. For more information please visit www.atticprojects.com/catch8 

For Bookings www.firkincrane.ie/events/catch8 

For questions contact atticprojects@gmail.com  

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