WILD: West Cork Contemporary Dance Festival Aug11-18


WILD: West Cork Contemporary Dance Festival 2018
Saturday, August 11 – Saturday, August 18

A week of dance, technique, Croí Glan LAB research, improvisation, contact improv, performance and community events at An Sanctoir, a 30-acre nature reserve with a beautiful hexagonal dance studio in West Cork, Ireland. Offering a high level of creativity, physical challenge, immersivity and interactivity. Experiencing the expansion of the surrounding environment, bodies in wild natural surroundings, drawing from collective of dance artists who stretch the limits of embodied research, from the local to the global, bringing together aesthetics from San Francisco to Berlin, Ireland, West Cork and beyond…..

Come dance surrounded by nature, the Atlantic ocean, Roaring Water Bay and its Islands, and the nearby unique mix of local and international cultural and artistic inclinations in the renowned village of Ballydehob along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Wild environment
Wild dancing
Wild creativity
Wild perspectives
Wild embodiment
Wild coexistence

Featuring –
Tara Brandel [Ballydehob] + Linda Fearon [Armagh] Kathleen Hermesdorf [San Francisco] Luke Murphy [Sheepshead] Ruairí Donovan [Cape Clear] Mairead Vaughan [Ballydehob] Cathy Walsh [Cork] Nicholas Nwosu [Waterford]

Produced by ALTERNATIVA + Croí Glan

WILD West Cork Contemporary Dance Festival includes –

5  Workshops:
Monday-Friday: 2 workshops per day (3 hours each) with
Tara Brandel
Kathleen Hermesdorf
Saturday workshops (3 hours each)
11th  Ruairí Donovan
18th  Nicholas Nwosu
Sunday workshop (6 hours)
19th  Luke Murphy

2 Performances:
11th – Luke Murphy | Ruairí Donovan | Cathy Walsh | Mairead Vaughan
17th – Kathleen Hermesdorf | Tara Brandel | Nicholas Nwosu

Weekday Evenings – Croí Glan LAB, Comfy Concert w/Lea Miklody, Contact Improv Jam, participant performance


€300 – full series Early Bird before June 15th
– includes camping w/kitchen + bathroom/shower
€400 – full series Full Price after June 15th
– includes camping w/kitchen + bathroom/shower
€60/day Available after August 1, subject to availability

Performances – €15 /€10

Saturday open classes – €15

CI – open class + jam – €5

Additional accommodation: http://ansanctoir.ie/accomodation/


Register :



An Sanctoir is a wheelchair accessible space.

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