Monochromatic image of Mikel Murfi and Finola Cronin in performance in Dances Like A Bomb

Dances Like a Bomb

Book Now Tue 13 Feb @ 8pm
"This is a piece whose beauty and complexity demonstrate exactly why older artists, whatever their discipline, should never be underestimated"
The List

Dances Like a Bomb

Tue 13 Feb @ 8pm Book Now
"This is a piece whose beauty and complexity demonstrate exactly why older artists, whatever their discipline, should never be underestimated"
The List

Dances Like a Bomb

Tue 13 Feb @ 8pm
€18/16
Book Now

Dances Like a Bomb

Junk Ensemble


Dances like a Bomb is a powerful, uplifting duet exploring ageing and care, blending visceral imagery, dance and music.

The latest work by multi-award-winning dance innovators Junk Ensemble, performed by acclaimed actor Mikel Murfi and leading Irish dance artist Finola Cronin (formerly of Pina Bausch’s Tanz Theater Wuppertal).

Celebrating the strength and beauty of mature bodies and challenging the cult of youth, the performers are heroic, vulnerable, comedic, acerbic, and completely themselves. They care fiercely for each other and defend their independence. As they hold each other up and push each other down, the universality of ageing and the ‘performance’ of age is unpacked, alongside the limits of love and care.

Blending visceral imagery, dance, text and music, Dances Like a Bomb is a reclaiming of the ageing body.

“Superb performers… a heartfelt celebration of two people growing old together”
– The Irish Times

“Intriguing … clever … poignant” ★★★★
– The Stage

View downloadable programme for full credits

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