Rooted in a place where ancient Irish mythology and modern Ireland meet, Swan Lake/Loch na hEala is a Swan Lake for our time. Dance is interwoven with storytelling, song and live music performed by a company of 13 world-class performers. The Dublin-based band Slow Moving Clouds has created a new score that combines Nordic and Irish traditional music with minimalist and experimental influences. A critically acclaimed debut for Michael Keegan-Dolan’s new company, Teaċ Daṁsa
Premiered at the 2016 Dublin Theatre Festival, Swan Lake / Loch na hEala has toured the world, including to Sadler’s Wells London, Stuttgart, Wellington, Sydney, Seoul, Toronto and Moscow.
It won the Irish Times Theatre Award for Best production in 2017 and the 2018 UK National Dance Award for Best Modern Choreography.
Writer, Director and Choreographer.
Slow Moving Clouds
Aki, Elizabeth Cameron Dalman, Danny Diamond, Zen Jefferson, Anna Kaszuba, Saku Koistinen, Alex Leonhartsberger, Mikel Murfi, Mary Barnecutt, Kevin Murphy, Erik Nevin, Rachel Poirier, Carys Staton, Molly Walker, Bernadette Iglich, Kim Ceysens, Keir Patrick
Co-production by Michael Keegan-Dolan; Sadler’s Wells Theatre London; Colours International Dance Festival, Theaterhaus Stuttgart; Dublin Theatre Festival; Theatre de la Ville, Luxembourg