Meath Move Open Practice – Selma Daniel Dance
Dance artist Selma Daniel invites artists of all disciplines who are interested in movement. Open Practice is a series of improvisational-based movement sessions followed by instant composition play, to bring a sense of inspiration for artists across all arts forms, growing greater connections and networks amongst Meath based artists and beyond. The sessions are co-facilitated by Selma Daniel and a guest Dance Artist with. The sessions 3 hours long and are designed to provide a space for exploration and creativity, where artists can develop their skills, connect with others, and share their reflexions.
For the autumn season we have the following co-facilitators:
27th Sep: Cindy Cummings
11th Oct: Mary Nunan
8th Nov: Steve Batts
6th Dec: Cibele Sabione
About Selma Daniel:
Selma Daniel is a choreographer and dance facilitator. She is an associate artist with Solstice Arts Centre and a participant in Branar Meitheal 2022/2023. She holds an MA in Contemporary Dance Performance from the University of Limerick.
Selma’s creative practice is focused on investigating dance for young audiences and creating socially engaging dance for screen, stage, and public spaces. She uses the body, visual imagery, and props to create thought-provoking and visually stimulating dance experiences.
Recent works by Selma include AdoleTA! (national tour, Ireland, 2023; presentation at Shanghai International Children’s Festival, China, 2021); Paper Plane about family diversity and OutWall, a dance for public spaces. Selma is currently working on a new production Befriending my Monster in partnership with First Fortnight Festival.
In partnership with Solstice Arts Centre Selma created a program called Meath Move, an initiative to bring the community together through a series of opportunities for everyone from pre-school children to professional artists. Meath Move has 3 components: Cub Club, ‘moving words’ and Open Practice.
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