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Loretta Yurick Interview

Loretta Yurick is the Irish-American co-director of Dance Theatre of Ireland with Robert Connor. The company based in Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin is now in its 17th year of producing contemporary dance work.

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Dance Theatre Ireland ‘Exodus’

Another overseas hidden gem reveals itself in the form of Dance Theatre Ireland, based in the Republic of Ireland, no more than a stones throw away from the English coast but isolated, sort of, by hefty touring costs. Although they have ventured into Europe during the company’s ten years the current tour is, for the […]

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Scottish Dance Theatre ‘No Stronger Than a Flower’

When we told one of our contemporaries that Article19 had been to Edinburgh to see Scottish Dance Theatre and the performance was rather good, said contemporary looked slightly bemused as to why these particular hardened foot soldiers had enjoyed lots of sword skipping and reels!

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Northern Youth Dance Company 06

Rumours of Northern Youth Dance Company’s (NYDC) demise would seem to have been premature as the company is currently in the middle of a creative period before launching into a tour of venues far and wide. We feature one of their touring pieces ‘Flip Flopping Between Agony And Ecstasy’, a strong contender for the ‘Eh?’ […]

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New Vibes

Contemporary dance is rife with new work from dance makers at the tail end of the funding scale, for now at least. A recent festival, New Vibes, hosted by DanceXchange in Birmingham was one such showcase of new work for the emerging talents and we’re going to bring three of them here to you, right […]