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Special Event – Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Company 20th Anniversary Book Launch
November 14, 2018 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Company 20th Anniversary Book Launch
Foyer, Irish World Academy, 5.30pm
In 20 years, Fidget Feet have created established and nurtured the aerial dancer sector in Ireland and created international connections and collaborations. Over 30 shows have been created and toured in this time, ranging from indoor, outdoor, crane, and vertical dance performances around iconic Irish landmarks, shows for young audiences, community development regionally, professional development through establishing Irelands ﬁrst aerial dance festival and training centre. These performances and opportunities take place throughout the country to make the art form accessible to all. They have achieved this through hardwork, successful partnerships with venues, educational institutes and funding bodies. To celebrate these achievements they have created a book telling the story of Jym Daly, Chantal McCormick and all of the adventures of Fidget Feet. The book will be launched by Dr Sandra Joyce, Director of the Irish World Academy and a short ﬁlm on the history of Fidget Feet will be shown along with a timeline of the company’s development.