Clonmel's AOK-DANCE to perform at NOISE Moves Dance Festival in Dublin

The event takes place at the Civic Theatre on Sunday (April 29) and is run by Dublin City Council.

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Clonmel dance school AOK-DANCE will perform at the Civic Theatre in Dublin as part of NOISE Moves Dance Festival this Sunday (April 29).

The group, which consists of 24 lyrical and contemporary ballet students, were selected to perform after a successful video audition last year.  

Run by Dublin City Council, the event primarily features dance companies and colleges, the majority of which are from the Dublin area.  

“To be chosen to perform at this dance festival is a real honour for the school, and it will be a great experience for the students to perform in such a great venue to a paying audience and to have technical rehearsals during the day as well as workshops with professional choreographers,” AOK-DANCE school owner Aoife O'Keeffe says.

“They will be performing a new piece called ‘Find your way’, choreographed by Aoife especially for the event.  A sneak preview of a short section of the piece was performed in Clonmel last November at Clonmel Commercials Strictly Come Dancing event,” she continues.

AOK-DANCE will join a group of over 60 lyrical students in Limerick the following weekend, performing over 40 newly choreographed pieces including numerous group pieces, solos, duets and trios.  Following in-house ballet exams, all students from the school will then look forward to their summer show, along with several other public performances.

AOK-DANCE is a growing ballet, lyrical and contemporary dance school based in Clonmel. The school accommodates students from age three and also has classes just for boys and for adults.  The school is owned and run solely by Clonmel native Aoife O'Keeffe, who studied dance in London at Trinity Laban, one of the top dance colleges in the world. The school has enjoyed great success in competitive and public performances.  More information can be found here

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