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Dublin Dance Festival 2012 Has Arrived

Dublin Dance FestivalBe ready to get swept off your feet as the Dublin Dance Festival kicks in this May 11th - 26th, 2012. Experience the exquisite wonders of Irish dancing, travel through artistic space and become entranced in dramatic tales expressed by swift body movements.

Presented in various venues in Ireland, emotions will be intertwined as viewers are taken on a musical journey of fantasy and existence.

Some of the breathtaking performances will include:

  • Trisha Brown Dance Company
  • Body and Forgetting / The Wake
  • Nubes (Clouds)
  • Score
  • Mixed Bills
  • The Falling House
  • Black/Prompted Breathless/NOTHING for body
  • The Blue Boy

This year’s festival will contain not only festival performances but also the following:

  • Panel Discussions
  • Meeting the Artists
  • gala performances
  • dance screenings
  • the chance to take dance classes from professional instructors
  • off-stage/on street events

Also opening at this event for its fifth year will be Re-Presenting Ireland 2012 showcase comprising of Culture Ireland, Dance Ireland and Dublin Dance Festival. Re-Presenting Ireland 2012 are: Philip Connaughton, Anna Gaciarz, Irish Modern Dance Theatre, Iseli-Chiodi Dance Company, Aoife McAtamney, Maria Nilsson Waller, and Catherine Young.

Interested in art and science? Wanna learn about the striking hybrid of art and technology? The Dublin Dance Festival 2012 is collaborating with the Arts and Technology Research Lab at Trinity College for a discussion on Dancing with Fire: Technology, Performance, Objects, Environments on Wednesday, May 23 2012.  All aspiring college/university students & graduates as well as professors and professionals are encouraged to attend!

Don’t miss out on this special event where extraordinary dancers and artists all unite at one festival each year and this is the year!

Tickets can be purchased online. Early Bird Tickets are offered only online starting March 22nd - April 1st.

For ticket information visit:

For further information about performance details & schedules please visit:

Dublin Dance Festival
May 11th - 26th 2012

26 South Frederick Street
Dublin 2

T: +353 1 679 0524

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