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Trauma and Movement: A viewing into the creative process of Soldier Still

December 1, 2017 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 pm

Cork City Dance Artists in Residence in collaboration with UCC presents:

Trauma and Movement:

A viewing into the creative process of Soldier Still.

Megan Kennedy, Jessica Kennedy & Tom Clonan.

Friday 1st December at 12pm

The River Room (Lewis Glucksman Gallery), UCC.


Megan and Jessica Kennedy (Junk Ensemble) present an Open Rehearsal and Talk about their recent work Soldier Still (Project Arts Centre, Dublin Fringe Festival 2017).

Open Rehearsal and Talk with Q&A

Directors and choreographers Jessica & Megan Kennedy, and performer Dr. Tom Clonan (former IDF soldier and Irish Times security analyst), will present an inside view of the rehearsal room of Soldier Still, providing the audience with a unique opportunity to observe creative process, and a glimpse into how choreographers and performers transfer words, experiences, emotions and trauma into movement material. This will be followed by the directors and Tom Clonan talking briefly about the work and process (showing images and video examples of Soldier Still) with a Q&A afterwards with the audience.

Co-organised by:

Research Cluster on Violence, Conflict & Gender (part of CASiLaC – Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages & Cultures at UCC).

The School of Music and Theatre at UCC.


December 1, 2017
12:00 am - 2:00 pm


The River Room – Glucksman
Glucksman Gallery
Cork, Ireland


Violence, Conflict and Gender Cluster