R&D Dance and Technology Project
Throughout 2021 and 2022, Helen will work on a Dance and Technology project, exploring live and digital appraoches to choreography and dance production.
With thanks to venue partners; The Ramor Theatre, Co. Cavan, and Backstage Theatre, Co. Longford, and with funding from Cavan coco, Helen will begin the first phase of R&D for this project in summer 2021.
Exploring and Thinking
As a recipient of the Fingal coco Exploring and Thinking Bursary 2021, Helen will work with theatre practitioner Anna Newall to explore the creating of theatre for young audiences. Helen will undertake a week long investigation into storytelling, devising approaches for creating theatre for young audiences, create a short 7 min piece, and interrogate how she can shape her practice to include early childhood audiences moving forward.
Dance Ireland Residency
As a recipient of a Dance Ireland Residency and Bursary 2021, Helen will use this opportunity to undertake a choreographic research process and studio practice where she will explore and create new multidisciplinary material.
Launch Pad Award
As a recipient of the Dance Ireland Launch Pad Award 2020, Helen will use this award to gain access to and undertake training in Isadora software to develop her art-tech practice.
Shawbrook Dance Residency
This October Helen will be the artist in residence at Shawbrook Dance, international centre of excellence for dance and performance based in Co. Longford, Ireland.