Bray People - - NEWS - BY MARY FOG­A­RTY

AC­TORS, mu­si­cians and dancers are pre­par­ing for the open­ing of the BIFE Arts Fes­ti­val this week at Mer­maid.

The col­lege fes­ti­val opened yes­ter­day (Tues­day) with the first of a two-night run of the play At­tempts on her Life by Martin Crimp. The play will be on again tonight at 8 p.m. In 17 dis­tinct but in­ter­con­nected sce­nar­ios, a group of un­named char­ac­ters try to piece to­gether the iden­tity of the mys­te­ri­ous Ann.

The multi-me­dia event mixes song, live TV and au­di­ence par­tic­i­pa­tion.

BIFE mu­sic goes live on Thurs­day, March 15, with a night of funk, rock and tra­di­tional styles from the mu­sic per­for­mance course.

They will be joined by well-known mu­si­cians from home and abroad to demon­strate their com­bined skills and tal­ents.

On Thurs­day and Fri­day, March 22 and 23, dance stu­dents present Lim­it­less, a sen­sa­tional and in­vig­o­rat­ing per­for­mance of dance and move­ment

This per­for­mance will fea­ture di­verse clas­si­cal bal­let, ex­plo­sive jazz, con­tem­po­rary dance and mu­si­cal the­atre.

Well known reper­toire and de­but per­for­mances of orig­i­nal chore­og­ra­phy by both stu­dents and tu­tors will also be fea­tured.

Tick­ets are €5 and avail­able at mer­maid­arts­cen­

Pa­trick Mee­han, Ais­ling Ní Fhoghlú, Emma Doyle, Re­becca M Flynn, Eoin O’Con­nor, Re­becca C Flynn and James Byrne, who are tak­ing part in BIFE Arts Fes­ti­val this week.

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