Feet to the Beat | Tradoodle Limerick

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Updated: December 2nd, 2019

Ceol Connected presents

Feet to the Beat

with Liam Scanlon

Belltable Hub, Studio 2 | Saturday, 8th February | 10am | €10 for parent & child* 

*€8 for additional parent/guardian/child | Suitable for children age 3 – 5 yrs                                                       

Children can experience the thrill of sean nós dancing as they shuffle and stamp their feet to the beat in this fun-filled workshop. Renowned dancer Liam Scanlon will introduce children to the lively moves of sean nós. There will be lots of fun, games, movement, and laughter, and a chance for children to create and show off their own brand new fancy footwork! Parents/guardians must stay and are welcome to join in!

Feet to the Beat Artist Profile: Masters graduate in Traditional Dance Performance at the Irish World Academy, and a winner of Corn TG4 at Oireachtas na Gaeilge, Liam’s art is firmly rooted in the Sean nós dance tradition.
Over the years, Liam has performed with Irish musical acts such as Goitse, Altan, Connla, Alan Kelly Gang, Blás, and We Banjo 3. He has performed with dance companies such as Ragús (2015) and Damhsa (2012-15), across Europe, Canada, Russia and New Zealand. Between 2015 and 2017, Liam was part of the Irish-Québécois collaboration, Sokalo Remix, with Montréal based Zeugma Danse. Liam became a Dance Ireland Associate Artist in 2016, performing his choreography, Nascanna (connections), as part of ‘First Looks’ at Dublin Dance Festival and later at Leitrim Dance Week, Laois Dance Platform, ‘Tanzmesse’, ‘What’s Next? Festival’ – Limerick, and as part ‘New Ireland Dance – Choreographies of Nowness’ at 92Y in New York and Project Arts
Centre Dublin. In 2018, Liam choreographed for Preab Meadar, a concert of sean nós song, music and dance, based on the irregular time signatures of the medieval Dán Díreach. Liam was awarded a Next Generation Bursary from the Arts Council in 2018 towards the development of his arts practice. Through his role at Leitrim Dance Project and as a regular tutor at the Irish World Academy, Liam is keen to see the nurturing and development of a living traditional dance community. Liam is regularly sought after to facilitate workshops and has taught extensively at festivals across Ireland and abroad. In 2018 in association with fellow dancer Martin Hughes, Liam founded Beo Dance to promote the revival in awareness, participation and enjoyment of traditional dance amongst children, teenagers and adults, in West Mayo.

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