Would you like to take part in a new street dance, circus project with Baboró, Galway Dance Project and Galway Community Circus as part of Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture?
You can start with a taster workshop at the Circus Hall in St. Josephs Community Centre, Shantalla, on Saturday 12th or Sunday 13th October.
How to Get Involved
The workshops are for young people aged 8 to 12 with an interest in parkour, acrobatics, circus, performance or any kind of dance. No experience needed!
€5 per child.
Dates and Times:
Saturday 12th October from 14.00 – 17.00
Sunday 13th October from 11.00 – 14.00
Circus Hall in St. Josephs Community Centre, Shantalla.
Sign-up online with Galway Community Circus here.
The workshop will be facilitated by Erik Kaiel and Thami Fischer from Arch8, Fionnuala Doyle-Wade from Galway Dance project and Amelie Bal from Galway Community Circus.
About ‘The Streets Are Ours’
As part of Baboró’s programme for Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture, Baboró will work with Galway Dance Project, Galway Community Circus and Arch8 to create a promenade performance, ‘The Streets Are Ours’, that mixes parkour and contemporary dance. This project will involve young people aged 8-12 years, during a 12 month period, culminating with public performances during Baboró International Arts Festival for Children in 2020.
The artists and the children will together build an improvisational dance performance during a 2020 summer camp and weekly preparations leading up to a performance during Baboró 2020. The final performance will take place in Galway city and county on the 17th and 18th of October, 2020.