FringeArts Preview – The Night of the Big Wind & Shift(h)er

This Irish-based duo’s diverse backgrounds encapsulate a unique aesthetic drawing from Irish set dancing, choreological studies, and theatre directing with a repertoire of visually stunning and emotionally engaging work.  With a keen interest in storytelling, they have weaved together a provocative and edgy contemporary dance double-bill.

Credits:  Directed by Ailish Claffey, Choreographed by Ailish Claffey and Alicia Christofi-Walshe, Performed by Alicia Christofi-Walshe, Catherine Young and Deirdre Griffin.

Bio:  Claffey and Christofi-Walshe have had their work presented internationally throughout Ireland and in Canada, Bulgaria, Sweden, and the U.K, and in the States in New York City, Lancaster, Boston and New Hampshire.

Supporters :  Culture Ireland, Dance Ireland, The Candy Factory, ArtLinks, Tipperary Dance Platform, Tipperary Dance Residency, The Courthouse Arts Centre, The Derida Dance Center and Wicklow County Council.


3 dates from September 5 2013 – September 7 2013
The Iron Factory, 118 Fontain Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19122