Contemporary Dance Workshop for Ballet Dancers with Glòria Ros Abellana

9 June 2022
Tickets: €15
Concessions: /Students: €10

Purchasing a ticket to the workshop, will entitle you to a complimentary ticket to Liz Roche Company's The Here Trio performance. Box Office will contact you directly, once you purchase your workshop ticket. 

SpringMoves Dance Festival and Liz Roche Company are excited to announce a range of workshop opportunities for young dancers, adults and dance teachers at The National Opera House on Wednesday June 1st from 7-9pm & Thursday June 9th from 10am – 12pm. The programme of workshops will be taught by Artistic Director Liz Roche and Liz Roche Company dancers Lucia Kickham, Ryan O’Neill and Glòria Ros Abellana, who are all dancing in the critically acclaimed piece ‘The Here Trio’, which is set for two live performances on June 10th at The National Opera House.

Contemporary Dance Workshop for Ballet Dancers

Professional Dancer and Choreographer Glòria Ros Abellana will lead a workshop centring around contemporary dance specifically for ballet dancers. With Glòria’s wide professional background in both ballet and contemporary dance, this is the ideal opportunity for ballet dancers to explore their contemporary dance skills and learn how both styles can lend themselves to one another.

Glòria Ros Abellana graduated in classical dance at Institut del Teatre in Barcelona, she continued her studies at Cannes Jeune Ballet (France). She joined Introdans Ensemble voor de Jeugd (NL), with whom she performed internationally in pieces by Jiří Kylián, William Forsythe, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Inbal Pinto. As a freelance, she has worked with Arno Schuitemaker, Arthur Rosenfeld and Núria Guiu, among others. She has recently premiered “IAM | En alguna ocasió”, co-created with composer and pianist Carles Viarnès, and performs as well present time compositions with saxophonist Albert Cirera and singer Celeste Alías. Her shows and screendance projects have been presented in Spain, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Portugal, The Netherlands and Australia. Besides her activity as a performer and maker, Glòria also works as a teacher, movement assistant for theatre pieces, and manager at the performing arts production house Elclimamola. Glòria was awarded 1st prize in Shortcuts - Experimental Dance Film Festival (Austria) and has been a guest teacher at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance (University of Limerick, Ireland). As a member of the Liz Roche Company (Ireland), she has performed in Totems, I/Thou, The Here Trio and Dēmos.