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Perforum Spring: 2019 Theatre of the Image

Dr. Finola Cronin talk titled ‘Creating Tanztheater: Finding Ireland with Pina’

Perforum events are open to the public. Admission is free. ‘Creating Tanztheater: Finding Ireland with Pina’ Chair: Prof. Jools Gilson : School of Film, Music & Theatre UCC. Dr. Finola Cronin is a choreographer, performer and lecturer in theatre and performance. She was founder member of Company Vivienne Newport, Theater am Turm, Frankfurt (Germany) and a member of Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch (director, Pina Bausch). Recent performances include Cantatas with Raimund Hogue 2012 (former dramaturge, Tanztheater, Wuppertal) and Näher... closer, nearer, sooner with Liz Roche Company (Ireland) 2018. Finola also teaches at the School of English, Drama and Film, UCD where she is former Head of Drama Studies, and current Director of the MA in Theatre Practice - a UCD programme in partnership with the Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin. Finola’s research interests include contemporary Irish and German dance theatre, and Irish performance. Most recent publications: The Contemporary Irish Theatre and Performance Studies Reader (edited with Eamonn Jordan) Carysfort Press, 2016, and 'On Peregrine Collaborations-Cindy Cummings' Choreography of Triúr Ban: Woman, Disorientation, Displacement' in Dance Matters in Ireland: Contemporary Dance Performance and Practice, edited by Aoife McGrath & Emma Meehan, Palgrave, 2018. Perforum Coordinator: Dr. Marie Kelly (

Category: Arts and Cultural Events:
Time: 6 - 7:45pm
Location: Theatre Development Centre, Tobin St, Cork City.
Target Audience: All Welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Marie Kely
021 4904229

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