TD PRO DEVELOPMENT is a series of initiatives dedicated to nurture and stimulate the ongoing development of dancers’ professional skills, while providing opportunities for interconnection and community-building among dance artists.
These include masterclasses, bursaries, laboratories, and the new National Dance Residency Partnership – an initiative between Dance Ireland, Dance Limerick, Firkin Crane, Galway Dance Project and Tipperary Dance to provide a networked support to choreographers in the production of new dance work. By coming together, the partners acknowledge that our collective infrastructure and resources can go further and encourage more ambition in the dance sector.
TD Pro Development 2022 will offer the opportunity to dancers and artists from other disciplines to join a two-day open laboratory during the research phase of TD CREATES 2022 project: Rising Voices, a new experimental interdisciplinary space dedicated to artistic research, creation and professionalisation.
Besides, the Pro Development programme appoints every year an associate artist, who is awarded a two-week residency in Tipperary and a two-week residency in one of our international partners studios.
The associate artist will also have the opportunity to be the creative assistant in the development of a new dance piece as part of TD Creates – an international research and production programme for young dancers. We are delighted to have Rocío Domínguez as TD Associate Artist 2022.
See below for more information on all TD Pro Development 2022 activities.