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ABOUT SOLDIER STILL – JUNK ENSEMBLE

Soldier Still is about violence. A new dance theatre work that blends movement, text, music, real stories and real people, creating a harrowing tale of beauty and brutality. A cast of Irish and international dancers and former soldiers collaborate with an exceptional creative team to explore the viciousness, the vulnerability and the trauma of violence. Previous Artists-in- Residence at Tate Britain, award-winning Junk Ensemble have built a reputation in Ireland as dance innovators. Junk Ensemble will also present Soldier Still from 8th - 14th September in Project Arts Centre as part of Dublin Fringe Festival and from 17th - 18th October in The MAC as part of Belfast International Arts Festival. “Junk Ensemble has created some of the most impressive contemporary dance in Ireland … Enthralling and exact.” - The Sunday Times “In Junk Ensemble’s choreography, concepts are fully investigated, not with one-dimensional forensic meticulousness, but with a natural, almost whimsical, curiosity born from a willingness

Soldier Still is about violence. A new dance theatre work that
blends movement, text, music, real stories and real people,
creating a harrowing tale of beauty and brutality. A cast of Irish
and international dancers and former soldiers collaborate with
an exceptional creative team to explore the viciousness, the
vulnerability and the trauma of violence. Previous Artists-in-
Residence at Tate Britain, award-winning Junk Ensemble have built
a reputation in Ireland as dance innovators.
Junk Ensemble will also present Soldier Still from 8th - 14th
September in Project Arts Centre as part of Dublin Fringe Festival
and from 17th - 18th October in The MAC as part of Belfast
International Arts Festival.
“Junk Ensemble has created some of the most impressive contemporary
dance in Ireland … Enthralling and exact.” - The Sunday Times
“In Junk Ensemble’s choreography, concepts are fully investigated, not
with one-dimensional forensic meticulousness, but with a natural, almost
whimsical, curiosity born from a willingness to see things from different
perspectives.” - Michael Seaver, TANZ Magazine
Funded by The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon.
A co-production with Mermaid Arts Centre and Project Arts
Centre. Supported by Dance Ireland and Dance Base Edinburgh.
Junk Ensemble are Project Artists at Project Arts Centre.

  • ADMISSION

  • €14.00 | €16.00

  • DATES

  • Sat, Sep 16 | 20:00

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