Roisin Whelan Dance
The Galaxy of Occupations
Friday 4th November 2022 | 11.30am
Admission: €5 (Under 6's Free)Book Tickets
The sky is the limit in this imaginative dance duet for children.
What do you want to be when you grow up? An Astronaut, A Brain Surgeon, The President!
With big ambition, anything is possible. Created especially with children in mind The Galaxy of Occupations is an exciting, energetic, and exhilarating performance that reaches for the stars.
The Galaxy of Occupations is a new production by Carlow based choreographer and dance artist Róisín Whelan inspired by a children’s poem by author and teacher Áine Murray. Presented in Róisín’s signature style of creative narrative contemporary dance with two exceptionally skilled dancers in costumes designed by Claire Smyth and an original sound score by Aoife Kavanagh.
Running time: 45 mins
Conceived and created by: Roisin Whelan
Choreography by Róisín Whelan in collaboration with the cast.
Cast: Ellie Marsh and Michael McEvoy
Understudy: Matilda Maginnis
ISL Performer: Caoimhe Coburn Gray
Composer: Aoife Kavanagh
Costume Design: Claire Smyth
Poem by: Áine Murray
Mentor: Jon Beney
Research and development: John Robinson and Joshua Scott
Stage Manager: Larissa Brigatti
Creative Producer: Michelle Cahill