The Dublin Dance Festival is an annual international dance festival that takes place in Dublin, Ireland. It was first established in 2002 and has since become one of the leading contemporary dance festivals in Europe, showcasing a diverse range of dance styles and forms from around the world.
The festival features performances by both established and emerging choreographers and dance companies, and includes a mix of both indoor and outdoor events. It typically takes place over the course of two weeks in May and attracts a large and diverse audience.
In addition to performances, the festival also offers workshops, masterclasses, and talks by leading figures in the dance world. Its mission is to promote and celebrate the art of dance, and to provide a platform for both established and emerging artists to showcase their work to a wider audience.
Over the years, the Dublin Dance Festival has featured performances by some of the world’s leading dance companies, including the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Akram Khan Company, and Batsheva Dance Company. It has also served as a launch pad for many new and innovative dance works, helping to support the development of new talent in the field of contemporary dance.
Dublin Dance Festival 2023
May 16-May 28
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