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Sutemos film Pina Bausch’s famous Nelken line for Dublin Dance Festival

People all over Ireland have been invited by Dublin Dance Festival to dance in an international project featuring one of the most famous choreographies in the world.

One of the most famous dance sequences ever created by iconic German choreographer Pina Bausch: the “Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter” line from her 1982 piece NELKEN, is part of a global project by the Pina Bausch Foundation and ARTE, the European culture channel. Sutemos are delighted to be working alongside Alternative Energies youth group to recreated the famous line on the Hill of the O’Neill in Dungannon and at the Titanic quarter in Belfast! 

For more information on the project: Nelken Line

Some of our behind the scenes photos of the first shoot!

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Contemporary Dance Classes @ EXCEL Dance Newtownards

I am delighted to be back with a new term of contemporary dance classes with Excel Dance Company in Newtownards starting the 20th April and running for 6 weeks. If you are interested contact Excel directly exceldancecompany@gmail.com

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Angel Eyes & Open Arts Mid Term Dance Workshops

Delighted to have been back dancing with Angel Eyes and Open Arts this February Mid Term with two intense days of dance with Helen Hall and Sheena Kelly. For a sneak peak of the video of our sharing after only 2 days click here: Angel Eyes Dance Video

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DU Dance & Beyond Skin Intercultural Project CARE

February was a busy month which included this wonderful project CARE by DU Dance NI & Beyond Skin. 18 intercultural workshops exploring dance, storytelling and drumming across Lisburn, Castlereagh, East Belfast, Ballymena and Ballymoney. Here I am alongside my fellow facilitators Ripton Lindsay, Nandi Jola and Thomas Annang. The project will begin a second part after Easter leading to two performances as part of Refugee Week in June.

For more information on the project contact DU Dance NI

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Fragments @ Accidental Theatre’s Scratch Night

Over the last few months Fragments has been part of Accidental Theatre’s Flight/Risk Project and this Friday 25th November the piece will be performed as part of the last Scratch night of 2016! So pop along to Accidental theatre’s space 9pm and check it out!

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#LoveToDance Fund sends me to Unlimited & Gathered Together 2016

I am delighted to be one of the recipients of Dance Resource Base’s LoveToDance Fund which provides dance facilitators with financial assistance to undertake best practice training opportunities outside of Northern Ireland.

As my love and interest lies within disability led practice I will be heading first to London’s Southbank to soak up performances from Unlimited Festival including Claire Cunningham & Jess Curtis and CandoCo. Following this I will travel to Glasgow where I will spend 4 days at Gathered Together -Independance’s Inclusive Conference.

Big Thank you to Dance Resource Base for making it possible!

I will be tweeting throughout the trip so to stay posted follow me

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Bounce! Dance Performances at Bounce 2016

This weekend sees the fifth annual Bounce! festival spring into action at the Lyric Theatre Belfast. With a wide range of the best in theatre, dance, performance & visual arts from the leading disabled artists across Ireland, UK and beyond, it should not be missed!

This year I have been working with Luminous Soul & Nikki McLaughlin who will join Kids In Control on the stage as part of a triple bill performance of dance and physical theatre on Sunday Afternoon Triple Bill show.

Open Arts’ Luminous Soul Dance Project will re-stage In The Shadows a choreography first performed at CityDance Festival at Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast in 2013.

Nikki McLaughlin an emerging dance artist whom I have been mentoring as she developed her new solo work, will also take to the stage with her very special debut performance of “I started from zero and now I’m here”

and  to finish off our triple bill Kids in Control join forces with Action Deaf Youth & Ligoneil Youth Club.

This afternoon will prove not to be miss with tickets at only £3!

For more information and tickets click here

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Sheena is accepted onto the Flight/Risk Project

I am delighted to have been accepted onto Accidental Theatre’s Flight/Risk project which kicked off at the end of July until October 2016. During this time I will be looking into developing my work Fragments with the aim to share the work in different spaces over the next year.  Watch this space!

To find out more about the Flight/Risk project click the link below:

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Fantastic week @ DQDT Summer Dance Camp!

Last week there was full on dancing in Enniskillen as part of Dylan Quinn Dance Theatre’s Summer Dance Camp week. With our morning groups working with SambaStef and myself to create Brazilian inspired dance and music for our end of week sharing which went down a treat!  Connect Youth Dance Group joined us in the afternoon developing a dance theatre piece focusing on bullying which they performed to family and friends on the final day! Big thank to all the DQDT team for inviting me up!

If you are interested in getting involved the new term of classes kick off in September click the link below to find out all about it:

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For more information on Samba Stef click here: SambaStef

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Summer School with Dylan Quinn Dance Theatre Enniksillen

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