Echo Echo Festival Presents: Tradition and Beyond Workshop Programme
Saturday 23rd September | 10am - 11.30am | Jonathan Kelliher
North Kerry "Munnix" Style Traditional Dance Classes - Join Jonathan to learn the very unique and beautiful North Kerry “Munnix” style traditional Irish dance. This style dates to the early 1700s and was handed down through the generations by traditional dance masters.
Saturday 23rd September | 2.30pm - 4pm | Sarah Fennell
Moving Through - Sarah will work with imagery, improvisation and an experiential movement exercise. Suitable for all levels of movement ability.
Sunday 24th September | 10am - 11.30am | Edwina Guckian
Dancing the Tune - A Sean Nós dancing workshop with dancer Edwina Guckian and musician Caitlín Nic Gabhann. This workshop will focus on responding to the music and musician as well as dancing the tune while developing personal style and character with percussive rhythms.
Sunday 24th September | 2pm-3.30pm | Mary McGuiggan
The Slip Jig - Mary is well known for dancing a graceful slip jig...a dance traditionally performed by women only. Reflecting on tradition,Mary explores why this might have been,could the dance change to encourage men to dance it ? Exploring this theme, Mary will teach a few steps of a variety of slip jigs styles.
Tickets £5 per workshop.
Open to all levels of experience. Age 14+ years.
All workshops take place at Echo Echo Studios, Magazine Street.
Echo Echo Festival Presents Tradition and Beyond 2023
Festival Pass £35 ONLY £30 – Access All Events (3 performance events, 4 workshops, exhibition, screening, talk)
Performance tickets £8 - £10 each
Workshops £5 each
Booking information (Echo Echo Studios)
Online booking via WeGotTickets for all events except Áirc Damhsa event at Cultúrlann:
Booking (Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin)
Online booking via Cultúrlann website for Áirc Damhsa event:
Festival venues Echo Echo Studios on Magazine Street and Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin on Great James Street are fully accessible.
If you have a specific query please contact us in advance by email: info [at] echoechodance.com or phone: 02871308883.
Produced by Echo Echo Dance Theatre Company in partnership with Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin, Siamsa Tíre, Leitrim Dance Project and University of Limerick.
Tradition and Beyond 2023 is kindly supported by the Department for Tourism Culture Arts Gaeltacht Sport and Media Co-operation with Northern Ireland Funding Scheme.
Echo Echo Principal Funder is Arts Council of Northern Ireland and The National Lottery through ACNI. Echo Echo is supported by Derry City and Strabane District Council and the Garfield Weston Foundation.