BIFE STUDENTS TO SHINE AT FESTIVAL OF ARTS
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 mermaidartscentre.ie.
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.