+
BOOK YOUR TICKET

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

A story of innocence and experience, sexuality and shame, humiliation and defiance, identity and nationality, endings and ancestry. Written and choreographed by Michael Keegan-Dolan, and performed with dancer Rachel Poirier, How To Be A Dancer In Seventy-two Thousand Easy Lessons presents the profound, accidental, ridiculous banality of lives lived and lives imagined.

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 festival with this intimate new co-production with the Gate Theatre.

How To Be A Dancer In Seventy-Two Thousand Easy Lessons Company

Michael Keegan-Dolan
Rachel Poirier

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 Director and Assistant Choreographer: Mani Obeya

Artwork by Zero-G (Ciarán ÓGaora)

Dates & Tickets

In advance of booking, we kindly ask that patrons with accessibility requirements to contact boxoffice@gate-theatre.ie

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

Tickets from €15

Always book tickets for Gate Theatre productions directly from the Gate Theatre box office or on gatetheatre.ie.

Tickets purchased from unauthorised websites or individuals are not valid. For our full Terms & Conditions please click here.