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Master Class & Workshop with Luke Murphy

October 4, 2014 @ 10:00 - October 5, 2014 @ 16:00

€5 – €10

Saturday, October 4th

10am – 12 noon

Contemporary Technique Class with Luke Murphy

Galway Rowing Club, Waterside, Woodquay, Galway

Suitable for advanced & professional level dancers

€10 / €5 Concession

1 – 3pm

The Physicality of Intent – Part 1

A performance skills workshop led by Luke Murphy that plays between acting, dance and somatic practice. Suitable for dancers and/ or those with a background in theatre.

€10 / €5 Concession

Sunday, October 5th

2 – 4pm St. Nicholas’ School Hall, Courthouse Square, Galway

The Physicality of Intent – Part 2

The second part of a performance skills workshop with Luke Murphy that plays between acting, dance and somatic practice.

Suitable for dancers and/ or a background in theatre.

€10 / €5 Concession

Don’t miss this opportunity to work with one of Ireland’s most exciting, internationally renowned dance artists. Places are strictly limited so advance booking is highly recommended. To book, please e-mail contact@galwaydanceproject.com.

Luke Murphy

Originally from Cork City, Ireland, Luke is a performer and choreographer based between New York City and Ireland. Luke has been working with Punchdrunk since 2009 in productions of ‘Sleep No More’ in Boston and New York and ‘The Drowned Man’ in London, in addition he currently dances with Belgian company, Ultima Vez in ‘Booty Looting’. Past engagements include Martha Clarke’s ‘Angel Reapers’ (’10-’11), Kate Weare Company (’11-’13), Pavel Zustiak’s Palissimo Company (‘11-‘13) Erik Hawkins Dance Company (‘09-‘11) as well as projects with Jonah Bokaer, John Kelly, Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Heidi Latsky , Sean Curran, Dusan Tynek and Janis Brenner.

His own work has been presented throughout New York, Ireland and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. His first evening length work Drenched premiered at the Absolut Fringe Festival in 2012 and toured throughout the U.S. In June 2013 he premiered his second evening, Icarus as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival. He has been supported through commissions and residencies from Arts Council of Ireland, CultureIreland, DancIreland, Tribeca Performing Arts Center, Duo Multicultural Arts Center, University of Limerick, Dance Limerick, The Kelly Strayhorn Theatre and The Dragon’s Egg. Individual commissions include, original works for Maiden Voyage Dance Company, Step Up Project at the University of Limerick and Point Park University.

In 2014 Luke was awarded the inaugural Dance Ireland Residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre where he began preliminary historical research for Triumph and Trauma. He began choreographic research as a 2014 Bessie Schoneberg Resident at The Yard, Martha’s Vineyard.

Luke trained at the Legat School in East Sussex and Point Park University in Pittsburgh where we earned a BFA in 2009.


October 4, 2014 @ 10:00
October 5, 2014 @ 16:00
€5 – €10
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Galway Dance Project


Galway Rowing Club
10 Waterside
Galway, Ireland
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