For the second year, children and adults of Starling Dance Theatre took part in the Global Water Dances: Dancing for Clean Water Everywhere! This amazing world-wide community dance event connected over 170 participating sites to raise awareness of issues around drinking water access globally and local water issues.
Also part of Arts, Activism, and the Environment, and Cruinniu Na Nog at Cork Midsummer Festival it connected so many people here in Cork:
We are thrilled to have come together June 2019 with members of the communit, students of Scoil Bernadette working with dance artist Lisa Cahill, Lightbulb and UCC Youth Theatres, visiting students of James Madison University, USA. Aoife Desmond with River Action, Roksana Niewadzisz, Emma Woodhouse, The Department of Theatre, UCC, Mark Garavan and Orla O’Donovan – editors of the Community Development Journal launching a Special issue: Water, Anti-privatisation Struggles and The Commons-. The Glucksman Gallery, and many more. With Garry Jones of The Harmonic Forge leading all of us into a wonderful world of unique musical instruments and sounds.
To all those who took part and/or lent a helping hand, a huge thank you!
All past and present students of Dance Theatre Project Cork were invited to picnic to meet and learn the famous Nelken Line by Pina Bausch! This was part of the Nelken Line Project in the run up for World Dance Day 29th April.
June 24th 2017, The Glucksman Gallery Green, UCC, at The Cork Midsummer Festival.
We performed as part of the Bodies of Water Collective together with Lightbulb Theatre, University of Madison/UCC Drama and Theatre Studies and others.
Communities around the globe come together to dance for safe and clean water as part of Global Water Dances. It’s a time to highlight local water issues in a unique fusion of art and environmental action and play a art in remembering that our bodies are relying on water, consist of water, are so closely connected to water.