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Special Events – Common Treads

February 26, 2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Common Treads
Convenors: Dr Orfhlaith Ni Bhriain, Dr Mats Melin
Visiting Dancers: Jimmy Smith, Nic Gareiss, Marianne Larose, Toby Bennett
This two-day event will celebrate a diversity of percussive dance styles from Ireland, Britain and North America. As well as workshops and performances, the event will culminate in a special Tower Seminar where dancers will share their stories through dance. The dance traditions featured will include Irish, Scottish, English, Quebecois and Appalachian Clogging. During the events we will look at the shared elements of a range of percussive dance practices.
Tuesday February 26th & Wednesday February 27th
Irish World Academy, 9am-5pm
Admission is free and all are welcome.


February 26, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Theatre 2, Irish World Academy
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