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Get moving this autumn with Dance Limerick



 Dance Limerick announces new season of dance classes
A new season of dance classes begins next month at Dance Limerick.  Featuring classes for all ages and levels, there’s an opportunity for everyone to get moving this autumn.  Free taster sessions for several of the classes will take place at The Milk Market on Sunday 31 August and Sunday 7 September, so all are welcome to come along and give dance a go!  Classes start the week beginning 8 September and full details of the classes and schedule are available from or (061) 467813 / [email protected]

The new season of classes takes place at Dance Limerick, 1-2 John’s Square, and includes:
– Contemporary Dance for Adults: Tuesdays 6pm-7.15pm
– Contemporary Dance for over 55s: Tuesdays 2pm-3.15pm
– Limerick Youth Dance (15-25yrs): Wednesdays 6.00pm-8.00pm
– Ballet for Adults: Thursdays 6pm-7.15pm
– Dance Club for Tots (2-4yrs): Saturdays 11.00am-11.45am
– Dance Club for 5-8yrs: Saturdays 12pm-12.45pm
– Dance Club for 9-14yrs: Saturdays 1.00pm-2.00pm

Teachers for each class have been carefully selected for their experience and expertise, but also for their ability to encourage class participants to develop their confidence and skill, to express themselves through movement and to have fun.  Classes are open to boys and girls, men and women and no previous experience is required.

Free taster sessions will be held upstairs at The Milk Market, Limerick as follows:
– Dance Club for Tots (2-4yrs): Sunday 7 September, 10.00am-10.45am
– Dance Club for 5-8yrs: Sunday 7 September, 1.00pm-1.45pm
– Dance Club for 9-14yrs: Sunday 31 August, 2.00pm-3.00pm
– Contemporary Dance for Adults: Sunday 31 August, 1.00pm-2.00pm



A special free taster and audition session for Limerick Youth Dance will take place at Dance Limerick on Wednesday 3 September from 6pm-8pm.  Limerick Youth Dance is a great way to develop as a dancer, to perform on stage and screen and to meet other young dancers, so all young people aged 15-25 are welcome to come along on September 3rd and give dance a go.

Announcing details of the new season, Jenny Traynor, Director of Dance Limerick said “As a resource organisation for dance in Limerick, we aim to provide opportunities for dance to be created and experienced by all ages and by professional and non-professional dancers alike.  For our new season, we have added some new dance clubs for our younger communities and have made some changes to our classes for adults and older people.  For the professional community, we also have a nice series of professional morning classes with visiting artists so, all in all, we’re very excited about our new programme and hope to get everyone moving this autumn!”

Dance Limerick is a resource organisation for professional dance in Limerick and beyond. Through performances, talks, classes, workshops, projects and residencies, Dance Limerick provides opportunities for dance to be created, experienced and discussed in many ways, by all ages.  Dance Limerick is a registered charity, number CHY21251.  For further details, see or follow Dance Limerick on Facebook and Twitter.

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