How To Be A Dancer in Seventy-two Thousand Easy Lessons by Michael Keegan-Dolan
WORLD PREMIERE. A Gate Theatre and Teaċ Daṁsa co-production.
Previews from Saturday, September 24th 2022 Opens Wednesday, September 28th 2022 Runs until Saturday, October 8th 2022
ADVISORY: Recommended for ages 14+. Contains strong language, content of a sexual nature, the use of herbal cigarettes and haze effects.
An ISL-interpreted performance took place at 2.30pm on Saturday, October 1st.
The performance on Monday, October 3rd was followed by a post-show discussion with Michael Keegan-Dolan, Rachel Roirier and Róisín McBrinn, Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre.
From Ireland in the 1970s to the present day, How to be a Dancer in Seventy-Two Thousand Easy Lessons blurs the boundaries between what is lived and what is imagined, between history and destiny, between fact and fiction. This is a powerful coming of age work which is both playful and provocative. Michael Keegan-Dolan performs onstage for the first time in over twenty years, alongside his collaborator Rachel Poirier.
Ce que j’ai fait, ce soir-là Ce qu’elle a dit, ce soir-là Réalisant mon espoir Je me lance vers la gloire, okay
– Psychokiller, D. Byrne, C. Frantz, T. Weymouth
Following the success of MÁM and Swan Lake/Loch na hEala, Teaċ Daṁsa return to the Dublin Theatre Festival with this intimate new co-production with the Gate Theatre.
How To Be A Dancer In Seventy-Two Thousand Easy Lessons Company
Written by Michael Keegan-Dolan Choreographed and Performed by Michael Keegan-Dolan and Rachel Poirier Directors: Rachel Poirier and Adam Silverman Set and Costume Designer: Hyemi Shin Lighting Designer: Adam Silverman Sound Designer: Sandra Ní Mhathúna Rehearsal Directors: Bea Bidault and Jimmy Southward
Previews: Saturday, September 24th to Tuesday, September 27th, 2022 Opening Night: Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 Run: Wednesday, September 28th to Saturday, October 8th, 2022 Monday to Friday: 7.30pm Saturday: 2.30pm and 7.30pm
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