What Next dance festival
What Next dance festival returns 14-19 June 2021 to bring you a programme of fresh and captivating performances and interactions from a bold new generation of dance artists.
When: 14th June 2021 – 19th June 2021
Where: Dance Limerick, John\'s Square, Limerick, Ireland
Dive In, Discover Dance at the What Next dance festival happening online from 14 – 19 June 2021, streamed directly into your home from Dance Limerick. This year’s innovative programme includes exciting Dance Performances by emerging artists from Ireland and abroad, insightful Dance Dialogues discussing pressing issues, interactive Workshops for all ages, and opportunities for audiences, guests, and artists to Connect. Now in its fourth year, What Next promotes dance discovery through a rich and carefully curated programme.
What Next features: Performances by Aerowaves artists Joy Alpuerto Ritter (BABAE), & Sung Im Her (NUTCRUSHER), Dance Limerick Associate Artist, Rachel Sheil (No Following), and a special triple bill Step Up programme featuring work by Aliina Lindroos (After Acceptance), Chrissie Ardill (Painting the Fruit) and Rebecca Lee (Remembering Self). Dance Dialogues at What Next include a panel discussion on sustainability and dance practice featuring Lisa Fingleton, Nicholas Roe, Maria Nilsson Waller, and DL.BRIDGE curator Philippa Donnellan, a reading group looking at the topic of Hydrofeminism led by Isabella Oberländer, and a special interactive Q&A with the festival artists led by Suzy Blok. The festival also features a host of workshops including free taster sessions for a new dance performance project for women aged 18-80yrs+ called WOMEN & WORK, THE CONTRACT, dance workshops for schools and two professional classes for dance artists.
Application close date: 19th June 2021
Mix of Free Events and paid events, prices from €8 per ticket.