What's On

Sunday 12 March, 7.30pm, €16/€14 conc./€8 under 18s

The Sokalo Remix Project

The Sokalo Remix Project is a transatlantic artistic collaboration between Montreal-based dance company [ZØGMA] and four professional artists from the Irish traditional performing arts.

Each time they meet, the artists have only a few days ahead to set up a production of nearly eighty minutes. Each time, the resulting production should highlight the proximity of Irish and Quebecois traditional cultures, while proposing a new aesthetics and a new vision of folklore merging both tradition and contemporary life.

From this collaboration emerged an enthralling, highly energetic production, at the crossroad of modernity and tradition. The first tour of the project was held in September 2015 in Ireland. It then toured twice in Canada, visiting 5 provinces in total. This Irish tour will be the fourth tour of the project, bringing Sokalo Remix to reach new levels of performance.

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To kick off our wonderful spring/summer season, we’re offering early bird booking on selected events - this is one of those!

If you book that event on or before close of business on Sunday 12th March, get a 10% discount on your ticket…but don't forget that Early Bird tickets are limited to the first 50 tickets for each of these events, so when they’re gone, they’re gone.

Tuesday 21 March, 7.30pm, Pay What You Feel on the night (bring cash!) | Reserve your tickets in advance

Staging Posts

Staging Posts is a new glór initiative to support artists in creating new work – whilst providing insight for audiences into the development process and the choices that artists make.

The event will be ‘scratch’ in style, with a selection of artists across art-forms sharing brief excerpts from their work-in-progress, with opportunities for audience responses and feedback.

So if you are an arts lover with a curiosity for the new, then join us on this fascinating journey!

Artists interested in applying should click here.

Thursday 30 March, 8pm, €16/€15 conc./€8 18s & under

Lïnger

Performed by Breandán de Gallaí and Nick O’Connell

Powerful and tender, two dancers at opposite ends of their dancing career share a poignant duet through contemporary Irish dance. Lïnger, performed by ex-Riverdance principal Breandán de Gallaí and Nick O’Connell, is an immersive theatrical experience about sexuality, ageing and identity, told through a rich tapestry of photography, film, music, and movement.

This critically acclaimed work is a ground-breaking theatrical experience which invites you to reflect on the passage of time, and who we are at various stages of our lives.

Throughout this biographical work are moments of liminality – “being neither here nor there” (Heaney 1996): that deliberate restraint; permanently on the cusp; as we indulgently linger in its vastness. Lïnger is a test of endurance as desire soars but climax is avoided.
Ériu’s work is a 21st century reimagining of Irish dance, exploring the poetic potential of the genre and examining topics rarely dealt with through traditional dance.

Show is 60 minutes in duration and there will be a post-show discussion with members of the Company.

Age 10+

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To kick off our wonderful spring/summer season, we’re offering early bird booking on selected events - this is one of those!

If you book that event on or before close of business on Sunday 12th March, get a 10% discount on your ticket…but don't forget that Early Bird tickets are limited to the first 50 tickets for each of these events, so when they’re gone, they’re gone.

Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 April, 7.30pm, €15/€12/€50 family of 4

Dance Fusion 2017- Evolution

presented by BreakThrough Dance Company

BreakThrough Dance Company present their annual dance show - 'Dance Fusion 2017- Evolution'.

Sit back and enjoy an evening of dance, drama and song suitable for the whole family to enjoy!

Friday 21 – Saturday 22 April, 10am – 6pm , €12/€8 Conc./Two Day Ticket €18/€12*

The National Dance Championships

Showcasing many of the most talented dancers from around the country, make sure you get along to glór for two days of exciting and inspirational performances.

On Friday dancers will compete for national titles in tap, jazz, lyrical and contemporary dance, and on Saturday dancers will compete in a number of ballet categories.
Don’t miss it!

*Two Day Ticket €18/€12 available to book on the phone or in person. Not available online.

Monday 24 April, 7pm, €10/€6 child/€28 family of 4
Tuesday 25 April, 10.45am, €6

The Wolf and Peter

presented by CoisCéim Dance Theatre

Prokofiev's Peter And The Wolf is one of the most well known pieces of music ever written.

In this energetic new work, David Bolger has taken this timeless story of courage and imagination as inspiration, and here… the story is told through the eyes of a Wolf! Filled with dance and live music, this fun and richly theatrical production will take children and their families on a thrilling adventure to explore and discover contemporary dance and performance at its best.


★★★★★ “reassuringly traditional and startlingly modern…The Wolf and Peter is funny, imaginative, and, finally, very moving.” – The Irish Times

Thursday 11 May, 7.30pm , €22/€20 conc./€12.50 Child/€55 Family of 4

Giselle

presented by Ballet Ireland

Love. Betrayal. Redemption.

Giselle is a haunting story of love and betrayal. Our modern re-telling of this romantic classic is a timeless tale about the redemptive power of love. Betrayed by Albrecht, Giselle dies of a broken heart but her spirit returns to protect and forgive her now repenting lover from death at the hands of the vengeful Wilis.

Choreographed by Ludovic Ondiviela, former Royal Ballet dancer and choreographer, this production of love that transcends death, will capture the hearts and minds of audiences today.

Ballet Ireland tours throughout Ireland following its hugely successful production of The Nutcracker (2016).

Tuesday 16 May, 7pm, €12/€10 Child/ €35 Family (2 Adults, 2 Children)

Shoot for the Stars

presented by Broadway Dance Recital

This show brings together our three dance schools from Doolin, Miltown Malbay & Kinvara, Co. Galway and will showcase all styles of dance, from jazz, tap, ballet, hip-hop, musical theatre and contemporary.

Thursday 18 - Friday 19 May, 7.30pm, €12/€10 Conc.

The Little Mermaid

presented by The Dinan School of Ballet

This gorgeous production has something for all the family.

Beautifully produced and choreographed, it showcases the school’s multi-talented dancers and performers. With diverse musical and dance styles, creative choreography and
striking costumes, this charming show will bring you on a dramatic and enchanting journey.

Tuesday May 23, 2pm, Free of Charge

Afternoon Tea Dance

presented by Clare Arts Office & glór

Clare Arts Office teams up with glór for an afternoon of singing and nostalgia as we mark the Bealtaine Festival - Ireland’s national celebration of creativity as we age.

Admission free and all are welcome, with light refreshments provided after the event.