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A double helping of dance

TWO OF Galway’s foremost dance companies - Corrib Dance Academy and Youth Ballet West -- take to the Town Hall Theatre stage in the coming weeks with exciting end-of-year shows.

A ballet and dance extravaganza

THE STUDENTS of Corrib Dance Academy will present their show, The Children of Lir and Movie Magic, at the Town Hall Theatre, this December.

Swing into Christmas with Youth Ballet West this weekend

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Dance fans in Galway and Athlone are about to get a wonderful double helping of festive fun as Youth Ballet West takes to the stage of the Dean Crowe Theatre in Athlone on tomorrow Friday December 14 and the Town Hall Theatre in Galway on Saturday and Sunday December 15-16.

Local ballet dancer in Dublin parade

Shauna Coffey, a native of Athlone and a senior student of the Shannon Dance Academy, was selected to dance with Macnas for the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin.

Made in Galway; Future stars of dance

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EIGHT GIFTED Galway dance students, members of Corrib Dance Academy and Youth Ballet West, have recently secured placements on elite courses at prestigious schools in the UK and mainland Europe. The eight dancers are Stephanie Dufresne, Mary Walsh, Elspeth McKeever, Rebecca Lee, Caitlin Langan, Jessica Nolan, Brigitte O’Reilly and Gemma Brook. To have so many dancers from the region progressing to these blue-chip establishments is a truly remarkable achievement, as Youth Ballet West director Judith Sibley explains; “Normally each year there would be four young dancers from all of Ireland going away to these top vocational colleges, so to have eight going from Galway city is phenomenal. And these are hugely competitive courses, one school I spoke to had 4,000 people apply for just 25 places.”

Over The Rainbow at the Town Hall

OVER THE Rainbow, the new dance show based on The Wizard Of Oz, will be performed by the Corrib Dance Academy in the Town Hall Theatre next week.

 

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