VDF: Blank Canvas
Following the first two meetings in Wales and Italy, Vertical Dance Forum announces that Fidget Feet will host the third meeting in the Creative Europe project:
Blank Canvas Lab – 13th -18th June 2018 at Irish Aerial Creation Centre, Limerick, Ireland.
Dates 14 th -17 th June 2018 : Applications are now closed for participants, but there are other opportunities.
University of Limerick
Our partners since we moved to Limerick in 2015 – the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. We provide aerial modules to BA and MA students from the Academy who choose aerial as an elective. The classes are held at the centre to make use of all the facilities and opportunities the venue has to offer which is within walking distance of the academy.
MA Festive Arts
If you are interested in finding out about our university partners at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, please visit the website for events and information on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and scholarships. You can find out more about the MA Festive Arts, a unique programme combining production, performance and research, here or by watching this short video.
During the module the students gain skills in various aerial disciplines and technique such as fabric, Hoop, Cocoon and trapeze. Harness work will also be introduced to the students including wall running and free flying harness. Open training sessions are offered to the students during the week to maintain their strength on the equipment and to develop skills gained in the scheduled classes.
Irish World Academy of Music & Dance
Founded in 1994 by Professor Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, it has come to find its true home on the beautiful banks of the River Shannon in a state of the art building, which includes two theatres, recording studio, individual practice rooms and dance studios. It provides an inspiring creative space for all those who study and work there. The Academy has a strong international presence, with over 40 countries represented by its current student body and alumni. The Academy also has a faculty of excellent performers, academics and industry professionals.
The Irish World Academy offers a suite of taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in music, dance and related subject areas and its research is at the forefront of these fields of enquiry worldwide.