Magnetic in Dance Limerick this Thursday

IMDT_Magnetic_Image Chris Nash__5774_small2This Thursday (April 3) Dance Limerick will welcome renowned choreographer, John Scott, to Limerick with his latest production, Magnetic.

Director of Irish Modern Dance Theatre, John Scott, spent time in Dance Limerick during 2013 working with the MA Students in Contemporary Dance Performance. He will return to the city with his company to perform a brand new piece of dance theatre in the Daghdha Space, John’s Square.

Featuring five dancers who have performed in everything from Broadway musicals to Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Magnetic has been described as “an explosive and joyous dance theatre work where each dancer pushes to achieve new levels of perfection: physical, technical and spiritual”.

Dance Limerick Director, Jenny Traynor, said that “supporting dance and dancers in Limerick and beyond is central to what we do”.

“We were delighted to have John Scott working in the space last year and are excited to see this new work. Knowing the passion John always puts into his work we are sure this will be an exciting and thrilling performance.”

Irish Modern Dance Theatre_Magnetic_Image Chris Nash__5832A4Renowned for his quirky humorous performances John Scott’s work has been described as “Beckett meets Monty Python”. Irish Modern Dance Theatre is based in Dublin and the Limerick performance is part of a nationwide tour.

Magnetic takes place at 7.30pm.Tickets are €12/10 and can be purchased from or by contacting 061-467813.

Dance Limerick is supported by The Arts Council and Limerick City Council Arts Office.


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