Today, Paul Johnson, Dance Ireland CEO, announced Sibéal Davitt as Dance Ireland’s 2020 Associate Artist. Now in it’s eighth year, the Associate Artist programme is a significant means for Dance Ireland to support the development of dance artists and choreography in Ireland. Tá áthas an domhain orm an gradam seo a bhaint amach. It’s a […]Read more "Dance Ireland 2020 Associate Artist"
Sibéal is one of five recipients of new arts awards to commemorate Countess Markievicz. Sibéal Davitt has been a contemporary and sean nós dancer for 10 years and said she is going to use the money to create a project devised through dance, movement and theatre about the teaching and learning of Irish in Ireland. […]Read more "Winner of inaugural Markievicz Award"
Performed by National Youth Theatre Artistic Director: Veronica Coburn Writer: Dylan Coburn Gray Choreography: Sibéal Davitt and Olwyn Lyons Photos: Ros Kavanagh For the 2019 National Youth Theatre, Artistic Director Veronica Coburn and playwright Dylan Coburn Gray have worked with an ensemble cast of sixteen young people from youth theatres across Ireland to create a […]Read more "Ask Too Much Of Me"
A new dance show by Sibéal Davitt. Surrender Navigation deconstructs what makes us want to dance. The dancers’ controlled and carefully choreographed movements become an extension of the music until individual voices emerge. Choreography: Sibéal Davitt and dancers Performances: Five Lamps Arts Festival 2018, Body and Soul 2018 Dancers: Olwyn Lyons, Jade O’Connor, Millie […]Read more "Surrender Navigation"
This mesmerizing movement auteur and choreographer combines classic and current dance forms with live music for her increasingly high-profile performance commissions. Davitt also teaches sean nós, an improvisational form of traditional Irish dance. See full article here.Read more "Featured on Vogue"
In a whirl of hypnotic sound loops and rhythmic patterns, a ‘sean-nós’ dancer and traditional Irish step dancer pose a burning question – ‘What is Irish dance’? Do you know what Irish dance is? Showings Sibéal and Kristyn performed work in progress showings of ‘As We Know It’ at Dance Research Forum of Ireland 2016 […]Read more "As We Know It"
‘Hear This Dance’ is a collaborative project which asks how technological intervention can shape the relationship between traditional forms of Music and Dance. How does technological intervention change the relationship between musician and dancer in a traditional context? Can technology function as performer, instrument or tool? Choreography: Sibéal Davitt Concertina: Niall Vallely Composer: Stephen […]Read more "Hear This Dance"
ATTENTION YOUNG DANCERS AND MOVERS! I’m very excited to announce that Olwyn Lyons and I will be choreographing a new piece for Coiscéim’s Creative Steps in early 2018. All info in the following link http://coisceim.com/counterculture2018/. The Steppers did an amazing job last year creating and performing Walk, Run, Dance and we can’t wait to get […]Read more "COUNTER | CULTURE | 2018"
Myself and Kristyn Fontanella will perform our duet ‘As We Know It’ as part of Uprising 2016 organised by Dance Research Forum of Ireland in New York City next week. Have a look at our trailer and do come if you’re around NYC. Details are below: SATURDAY, JUNE 25 2016, JACK CRYSTAL THEATER | NEW […]Read more "‘As We Know It’ in NYC"
In celebration of #InternationalDanceDay I’m excited to release this short film myself and Olwyn Lyons choreographed almost a year ago. So much has happened over the past year and it’s great to have a window into our creative process at the time. Music by Barnt, filming by Gavin FitzGerald, Colin Daggeringson and art direction by […]Read more "nine to five"