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Sean Nos Dance Masterclasses with Sibéal Davitt by midatlanticcce
June 25, 2015, 11:03 am
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Sean Nos Dance Masterclasses with Sibéal Davitt

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One of the top exponents of Sean Nos Dance from Ireland, Sibéal Davitt, visits NYC this coming week and she is teaching some masterclasses, and performing at some sessions! Don’t miss it!

Click here to see video link of Sibéal’s dancing!

Masterclasses:

  • Mon. June 29, 8.15pm-10pm: Sean Nos Masterclass at New York Irish Center, Long Island City, Queens.
    Weds. July 1, 8.15pm-10pm: Sean Nos Masterclass at Players’ Theater, Greenwich Village
    Cost: $25 per class, cash only.
    Both classes: $45 total, payable at your first class!
    *Masterclasses are dependent on advance sign-ups, please help spread the word & tell some folks about this!
    Please sign-up at least 24 hours in advance!

Sign-up by emailing seannos@mail.com!

Venue details:

  • MONDAY:
    New York Irish Center
    10-40 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City Queens NY 11101

Subway Directions coming from Manhattan:
7 train to Vernon-Jackson, 1st stop in Queens, 3 minutes from Grand Central Terminal,
Be on the front of the train going to Queens, go up a few steps and exit through gate on the left, turn 180 degrees when you get outside, walk twenty paces, look for the green awning, building on your left!
Subway Directions coming from Queens:
7 train to Vernon-Jackson, last stop in Queens,
Be on the back of the train coming from Queens, go up a few steps and exit to your left, look for the green awning, building across the street!

  • WEDNESDAY:
    Players’ Theatre
    115 MacDougal St., Greenwich Village NY 10012
    between Bleecker and W. 3rd Streets
    Parking garage on W. 3rd Street
    Go up 2 flights of stairs to Studio 3A

Subway Directions to Wednesday class:
A,C,E,B,D,F,M to W. 4th Street, exit at south end of station, walk one block east, turn right, building on the right.

Sessions:

  • Thurs. July 2: 10.30pm performance at Irish Culture Night, Paddy Reilly’s 519 2nd Avenue (29th St.), NYC
    Sibéal also hopes to catch some other sessions around town!

Bio

  • Sibéal Davitt is one of Ireland’s leading professional sean-nós dancers. Having won TG4’s talent show ‘Glas Vegas’ in 2009, she went on to perform in Las Vegas and other noted venues and festivals around the world. She learned classical ballet, jazz and contemporary from the age of 5 and is currently developing her choreographic practice in the range of Irish traditional and contemporary dance.  Sibéal recently completed an MA in Contemporary Dance Performance at University of Limerick where she worked with acclaimed choreographers such as John Scott, Iseli Chiodi Dance Company, Emily Johnson and Hélène Cathala.
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