Roisin Whelan Dance - VISUAL

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art &
The George Bernard Shaw Theatre

Roisin Whelan Dance

The Galaxy of Occupations

Friday 4th November 2022 | 11.30am

Admission: €5 (Under 6's Free)

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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