Uillinn Dance Season 2021 - Fearghus Ó Conchúir

by Fearghus Ó Conchúir
Sunday 24 October |
In Person
8pm | 1 Hour

Tickets €10 | Available on Eventbrite

You can download the PDF programme from here

An intimate evening of beautiful dance and relaxed conversation with Fearghus Ó Conchúir, one of Ireland's leading dance artists. The evening will be like a gig or music concert where the dancing is interspersed with a chance to get to know Fearghus better. This is the first time audiences will see Fearghus perform live in Ireland since 2019. 

Unreeled is a concert of dance and conversation about connections. Hosted by choreographer Fearghus ó Conchúir, the evening will feature solos made by Fearghus during 2020 and 2021 that can finally reach their audiences. Fearghus will be joined by dance artist Isabella Oberlander who will perform a work Fearghus made for her to bring memory and hope into the present moment. You can expect beautiful dance, warm chat and a chance to think about what it means to connect with each other and with what we’re missing.




Artistic Director and Choreographer: Fearghus Ó Conchúir
Performers: Isabella Oberlander and Fearghus Ó Conchúir
Composition and Sound Design: Alma Kelliher , Hauschka, Tic Ashfield, Iarla Ó Lionáird
Déambulations - Walthamstow Wetlands - created by Fearghus Ó Conchúir for Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris. Curated by Fiona Hallinan and Nora Hickey M’Sichili. Music by Iarla Ó Lionáird
For Tove - Choreographed and performed by Fearghus Ó Conchúir. Composition and design by Alma Kelliher
For Alexandra - Choreographed and performed by Fearghus Ó Conchúir. Composition by Hauschka
For Isabella - Choreographed by Fearghus Ó Conchúir and performed by Isabella Oberlander. Composition by Iarla Ó Lionáird, Tic Ashfield and Jimmy Behan

Press Quotes: 

"Capturing so much with so little" The Arts Review
"Ó Conchúir is exceptional, a very talented performer" entertainment.ie

More about Fearghus Ó Conchúir:

Fearghus Ó Conchúir is a choreographer and dance artist. Frequently collaborating with experts from across and beyond the arts, he makes film and live performances that create frameworks for audiences and artists to build communities together. His multi-platform work, The Casement Project, took place on stage, on television, on a beach, in a club and in many conversations. It was one of the Arts Council's National Projects for Ireland 2016, part of the Ireland 2016 International Programme and of the 14-18NOW WWI Centenary Art Commissions.

He’s currently co-leading a dance programme with Micro Rainbow International that he initiated as part of The Casement Project to support LGBT refugees and asylum seekers. From 2018-2020, he was Artistic Director of National Dance Company Wales. His work for the Company toured across Wales as well as being presented in Japan as part of Wales’ cultural programme for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. He was appointed to the Arts Council of Ireland in 2018 and became Deputy Chair in 2019.


The Contemporary Dance Programme at Uillinn is in partnership with Cork County Council and supported by the Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon. 




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