Ripples, is a new dance film which shines a light on the individuality, breathtaking presence and energetic exchange between these unique dancers. This collaborative adventure began in April 2021 with online creative engagement, devising sessions and workshops, before culminating in a week-long 'film lab' in Draíocht, Blanchardstown in June 2021.
Directed by Draíocht Dance Artist in Residence Jess Rowell, featuring 10 members from Create Dance, Draíocht with guest dance artist and co facilitator Brian McSweeney.
Captured and edited by filmmaker Kristian Mantalvanos with an original composition written by Stefan French.
Part 1 - Ripples Dance Film - 10 mins
Part 2 - Ripples Behind the Scenes - 6 mins
Jess Rowell’s Dance Residency 2020 and 2021 in Draíocht is supported by The Arts Council, with additional funding provided by Fingal County Council.
Ripples will be Jess's 3rd film production during her 2 year residency ... read more ..