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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 YORK UNIVERSITY’S TISCH DANCE, 111 2ND AVENUE, NYC

8:00PM CURATED EVENING OF DANCE FROM BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC
Monica Campbell; Darrah Carr Dance; Ériu: Breandán de Gallaí & Nick O’Connell; Kristyn Fontanella & Sibéal Davitt; Liadain Herriott; Úna Little; Óscar Mascareñas & Nora Rodriguez; Alexandra Tsubota

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 Ciana March of Concrete Collar, makeup by KeilidhMua. The dream team!

Big thanks to the Séan O’Casey Community Centre for providing the amazing location. Feel free to share!

Tickets are now on sale for ‘Embodied’ at the GPO next month. I’m so excited to be performing ‘Fógraím / I Proclaim’, a piece devised with Tristan Rosenstock. Places are very limited so do book a ticket if interested >> http://www.dublindancefestival.ie/programme/performance/embodied-at-the-GPO

embodied-at-the-GPO_5_960_500_s_c1_left_topPhoto by Luca Truffarelli

Myself and Aine Ní Laoghaire will be teaching bilingual summer camps during the week at The elbowroom, Stoneybatter. If your kids are interSibéal ag léimptested in drama, dance and storytelling, do get in contact..it’ll be a lovely experience with a little showing at the end.

Beidh mé féin agus Aine Ní Laoghaire ag múineadh campaí dátheangacha an tseachtain seo chugainn i mBÁC. Má tá suim ag do pháistí sa drámaíocht, damhsa agus sa scéalaíocht, déan teagmháil linn. Taispeánfar an méid a d’fhoghlaim siad ag deireadh na seachtaine.

The camp runs from 27-31 July from 9am-2pm. Book here – https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/home?studioid=1638.

Brrrrrrr, is it just me or is it getting darker and colder already? Why not spend an evening learning some sean-nós steps and getting a good sweat going??

I’ll be running classes on Mondays, Tuesday AND Wednesday in different venues so there should be a class to accommodate everyone. Check out the schedule over on https://sibealdavitt.com/dance-classes/

Make sure to fill out a contact form and book a place as classes are filling up quickly. Hope to see you there.

More info: Sean-nós Autumn poster

Check out my first public appearance in a tutu for years.. TG4 will air the 150th episode of Imeall on Valentines Day so go ahead – be seduced by the arts! Bígí meallta ag na healaíona

Here’s a short interview I did for RTÉ’s TwoTube talking all about my latest project Trip-nós!

I’m teaching a sean-nós workshop this Sunday, 30 September, as part of an amazing charity event ‘A Day of Dance for Lily Mae’. I can’t get over the line-up for the day with workshops led by some of the country’s leading dancers and choreographers. It’s an honour to be teaching at the same event!

My class starts at 2 and I’ll be teaching at an open level with a funky twist at the end for a laugh. Each class is €10 and it’s for a really worthy cause so check out the leaflet for more info. Hope to see you there!

I tried out a little experiment at Electric Picnic this weekend – sean-nós dancing mixed with techno. Hmmmm, it sounds funny at first but it worked (I swear)! I was lucky to have two great dancers with me – Emma O’Sullivan and Marion Ní Chonghaíle as well and two star musicians Ruth McKiernan and Cormac Murphy to make it all come together.

What we did was pop on the amazing track Inspector Norse by Todd Terje, Cormac and Ruth played over it and then myself and the girls taught simple steps by calling out numbers. Check out Terje’s toonage, seriously, this song will make you dance against your will!

First there was Sean-nós, then there was Hip-nós and then there was Trip-nós..

Coinnigí súil amach!

Hi all! So I’m only recovering now from an amazing weekend at Electric Picnic. The craic was ninety (as usual) but the weather really made it special..delighted!

I performed in An Puball Gaeilge on Saturday and Sunday as part of An Cabaret Craiceáilte, presented by Rónán Mac Aodh Bhuí. The show on Saturday streamed in Live Trad and here’s a clip taken from that!