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Contemporary Dance Classes with Elena Giannotti

February 27, 2014 @ 11:00 - March 10, 2014 @ 13:00

€5 – €10

Contemporary Dance Classes with Elena Giannotti

Advanced and Professional Level


Thursday February 27 & Mondays March 3 & 10, 2014

11am – 1pm

Galway Rowing Club, Waterside, Woodquay, Galway

Italian born Elena Giannotti currently lives and works in Ireland as an independent artist.

From 1994 to 1996 she worked in Operas and Dance-Theatre productions.  Later she worked for L’Ensemble Dance-Theatre Company, Virgilio Sieni Dance Company, Yoshiko Chuma, Nicole Peisl for The Forsythe Company, Fearghus O’Conchuir and Daghdha Dance Company amongst others. Since 2002 she has been intensively collaborating with British choreographer Rosemary Butcher.

Over the last seven years she has been focusing in dance research and improvisation. Qi Gong and martial arts practices inform her research. In 2009 she premiered her Improvisation Dance Series ‘One Girl B.A.N.D.’ in London. In 2010 she has presented a short solo The Crow at Dublin Dance Festival, La MaMa Moves Festival in NY and Quake in Derby, UK. In 2010 she started a collaboration with Italian Dance Artists Max Barachini and Jacopo Jenna, and they recently presented their first work Space Scape in Florence.

Besides her career as a dancer Elena has been teaching in Europe, Australia, Mexico and Japan.  She is currently working on a new piece entitled Cure with Fearghus O’Conchuir, which will be premiered at the Dublin Dance Festival in May 2013.

You can read more about Elena and her work at www.jadecnaren.org Numbers are limited so advance booking is recommended.

To book e-mail contact@galwaydanceproject.com or join the event on Facebook.com/GalwayDanceProject.

If you wish to take part in these classes but find the cost prohibitive, please do contact us.


February 27, 2014 @ 11:00
March 10, 2014 @ 13:00
€5 – €10
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Galway Dance Project


The Rowing Club
10 Waterside
Galway, Ireland
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