Fearghus Ó Conchúir Choreographer and Dance Artist

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May 16, 2018

Artist in Residency Walthamstow Wetlands

Fearghus has started his six-month residency as the first dance artist in residence at the Walthamstow Wetlands, Europe’s largest urban wetland nature reserve.  During the residency, Fearghus will engage with the theme of refuge, examining the Wetlands as a site of sanctuary for humans and non-humans, for regular and for passing inhabitants.  You can read more about his evolving response to the residency in the blog posts on this website.

April 23, 2018

The Shadow of the Táin at The Model Sligo

28 April, 7pm
The Model, Sligo
Tickets €12 Booking here

My next performance is as part of Lorcán MacMathúna‘s reinterpretation of this ancient Irish epic, An Táin. Lorcán has written a song cycle in the sean nós style and has assembled a group of brilliant traditional musicians (Martin Tourism, Eamonn Galldubh and Daire Bracken) to accompany him. We’ll be using Louis LeBrocquy’s illustrations of An Táin from The Niland Collection as an inspiration and a backdrop for the performance.

April 13, 2018

Fearghus appointed Artistic Director of National Dance Company Wales

12 April
National Dance Company Wales have today announced the appointment of their new Artistic Director, Fearghus Ó Conchúir.

Fearghus will take up his new position in the autumn (2018) joining Chief Executive, Paul Kaynes at the helm of Wales’ leading dance organisation to continue developing dance in all kinds of settings with all kinds of people, across all the Company’s work, locally, nationally and internationally.

March 06, 2018

Residency Centre Culturel Irlandais and La Briqueterie

This March, Fearghus is back in Paris as one of the Artists in Residence at the Centre Culturel Irlandais and at La Briqueterie .

January 14, 2018

I’m Roger Casement on ARTE

After its successful broadcast and film festival screenings in 2017, for 2018 I’m Roger Casement is being streamed on ARTE, the European cultural channel. See it here

December 07, 2017

Centre Culturel Irlandais and La Briqueterie Residency

This December, thanks to a residency at the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Fearghus is spending two weeks in Paris. The additional support of La Briqueterie, the choreographic development centre of Val-de-Marne, means that Fearghus is using the beautiful studio space there, while resident at CCI.

November 16, 2017

Match screening at Tate Liverpool

As part of her Against Ordinary Language> gym-inspired installation at Tate Liverpool, Sarah Browne has curated a programme of artists’ films, including Match.

Sarah’s installation runs 20–26 NOVEMBER 2017 AT 10.00–16.50, TATE LIVERPOOL

Match will be screened 24 NOVEMBER

November 09, 2017

I’m Roger Casement at Cork Film Festival and Irish Film Festival London

The next screenings of I’m Roger Casement will be

in the Cork Film Festival, 15 November, 2pm at The Gate Cinema

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in the GAZE @ 25 programme at the Irish Film Festival London, 2 December, 3pm.

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October 08, 2017

Upcoming screenings of ‘I’m Roger Casement’

As part of GAZE’s programme of Irish Short’s on tour, I’m Roger Casement will be screened at the Irish Reels Film Festival in Seattle. (4:00pm: Saturday, 30th September, SIFF Film Center).

It will also be part of Lightmoves Festival of Screendance (4:00pm, 4th November/ Dance Limerick). The screening will be followed by an interview with Fearghus and with fellow Irish choreographers, David Bolger and Áine Stapleton who will talk about their engagement with history in their recent screen works.

July 16, 2017

‘I’m Roger Casement’ screening at GAZE LGBT Film Festival

Sunday 6 August, 6:30pm
Lighthouse Cinema, Screen 1, Smithfield, Dublin

I’m Roger Casement will be screened as part of this year’s GAZE film festival. It will be shown alongside a selection of the best Irish LGBT short films, celebrating the development of queer film in Ireland since the festival began 25 years ago.

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