‘Figments’ by Kelly Quigley
Exploring the idea that imagination is the bridge between our internal & external worlds, weaving itself seamlessly through past, present and future, driving creativity, filling the gaps in memory and creating endless possibilities through movement, song and spoken word. The performance celebrates femininity, nature and the arts and aligns with Imbolc, honouring the triple goddess Brigit.
Figments is performed by members of Body Wisdom. This award-winning group have been meeting for dance and movement classes and intensives led by Kelly Quigley and guest artists for over seven years. The group have performed both site-specifically and in regional venues and spaces.
Performers: Salinda Magdalene, Majella Biernat, Marie Manktelow, Ellen Factor, Tina McCauley, Deirdre Gillespie, Remi Ajike, Margaret Hannon
Duration +/- 30mins
‘Compose Yourself’ by Zoe Ramsey
Compose Yourself is a new ensemble work by Zoe Ramsey. This original new commission has been co-developed by Zoe along with a group of her dedicated weekly dance class participants. It is a piece about the joy of dancing together and a celebration of movement!
Zoe Ramsey is an Echo Echo Ensemble artist who has toured nationally and internationally with Echo Echo and with LUXe. Zoe co-directed A Box which has toured throughout Ireland, and performed in numerous productions including Lost in Frost, Hemmed In, Spherical Space, Walk By, Echo Hunt, The Cove, and The Chess Piece.
Performers: Elaine Kirk, Marcella Di Palo, Carmel Gallagher, Grainne O’Neil, Catherine Browne, Katie Herron, Aideen Herron, Anne Ramsey, Rebecca Strain
Duration +/- 15mins
Wed 1st & Thu 2nd February | 8pm | Echo Echo Studios
Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement 2023
Friday 27th January - Saturday 11th February 2023
Echo Echo Dance Theatre Company, Waterloo House, Magazine Street, Derry-Londonderry BT48 6HH
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Echo Echo Studios are accessed via rear entrance to Waterloo House at Hangman's Bastion, Magazine Street. The centre is fully accessible. Please note both studio spaces and gallery are accessible via stairs or platform lift.
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Thanks to Arts Council of Northern Ireland, The National Lottery through ACNI, Derry City and Strabane District Council Headline Events Fund, The Foyle Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation.
Thanks to Echo Echo Festival Presents Tradition and Beyond partners and supporters including Department for Tourism Culture Arts Gaeltacht Sport and Media, Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin and Siamsa Tíre.
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