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IYDF Summer Dance Residency

IYDF Summer Dance Residency

1st – 5th July 2024

As part of the Irish Youth Dance Festival Programme and in collaboration with Dance Ireland, DYDC is offering a week of dance with professional guest choreographer Diarmuid Armstrong Mayock.

The Summer Dance Residency is open to young dancers 12-18yrs looking to develop their skills and to experience dance engagement with a professional teacher/choreographer alongside members of DYDC Junior /Transition Ensemble.

When & Where?

Monday 1st - Friday 5th July


Dance House, Dublin 1

What is involved?

Each dance residency consists of 5 short days of dance including:

  • Morning dance class

  • Creative choreographic process

  • Development of a short dance piece

  • In studio informal presentation for family and peers on last day of residency

The Dance Residency goals are:

  • An introduction to contemporary dance and the work and structure of DYDC ensembles

  • Preparation to join DYDC ensembles

  • Build confidence in the participants

  • Dance skills development

  • Choreographic skills development

  • Collaborative work (with choreographer and fellow dancers)

  • Networking with peer dancers

  • Access to training in a state of the art premises

How much does it cost?


IYDF Summer Dance Residency

*closing date for registration extended to 26th June 2024


To register, please take the time to fill out the information below.

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