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Open Call: Croí Glan Integrated Dance Company

Posted: 1 February, 2024

Croí Glan is seeking a new dancer with a disability to join their dance company.

Croí Glan is Ireland’s leading integrated dance company working with dancers with and without physical disabilities. Croí Glan create and tour shows as well as deliver training and participatory projects both in Ireland and internationally.

They are currently seeking someone with a physical disability to join their team as a performer. This is freelance paid work and is open to anyone over 18, male or female, with a physical disability. No previous experience is required.

The work is project based, usually in 5 day blocks, for 6 to 12 weeks spread throughout the year. Croí Glan usually works Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm, with breaks as needed. Rehearsals are in based in West Cork, Cork City, and other parts of Ireland. Travel and accommodation are paid as needed, as well as access costs as required. After an initial trial period the successful candidate will need to make a two-year minimum commitment to the company (project based).

A background in sports, athletics, or any creative practice is a plus but not essential. Croí Glan are looking for someone with enthusiasm, motivation and the openness to try new things. You can view some of their work at croiglan.com.

Please send a short email to tarabrandel@gmail.com with a little bit about yourself, including a photo or short video of yourself. Alternatively, can can contact Tara with the above by WhatsApp to 087 382 6591.

Images courtesy of Croí Glan, featuring dancers James O’Shea, Tanya Turner, Mary Nugent and Mike Daley. Photos by Sarah Cairns, Luca Truffarelli, and Tara Brandel

Tanya Turner performs as part of Tilt. Photo by Luca Truffarelli.

Mary Nugent and Mike Daley in Croí Glan project, Stop and Stare. Photo by Tara Brandel

James O'Shea in previous Croí Glan project, This Is. Photo by Sarah Cairns.


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