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Presented as part of the Tipperary Dance Festival

The Dance

The dance
Date & time Wed 12 Oct 2022
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As the curtain rises to give a tantalising glimpse of the opening night of Irish choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan’s new production ‘Mám’ at the 2019 Dublin Theatre Festival.

Pat Collins’s latest documentary immediately cuts to a community hall on the Dingle peninsula eight weeks previously. There, an international gathering of musicians such as Cormac Begley and dancers under Keegan-Doyle’s leadership, begin the long, arduous undertaking of the piece’s construction.

What follows is an enthralling account of the creative process, depicting the painstaking accumulation of details as Mám finds form, with movement and music taking shape in tandem through willing experimentation and fearless trial and error up to to the finished piece’s triumphant premiere.

An emotional study of Irish performers’ work in progress. The Guardian

Dir: Pat Collins, Ireland, 2022, 97 min

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