+ Creative Team
Choreographer/performer- Oona Doherty
Composer/Sound Design- David Holmes
Set & Lighting Design- Ciaran Bagnall
Associate Lighting Designer – Sarah Gordon
Performers - Ajendance Dance Company,
Ryan O’Neill, Bryan Quinn, John Scott
Film and Photography - Luca Truffarelli
Projections - Jack Phelan
Production Manager – Siobhan Barbour
Producers – Una Nic Eoin, Stephen Coulter
Premiere - 26 - 28 Nov 2017
VENUE: The MAC Belfast
A bright white limbo. Four Episodes. Sci Fi stations of the cross. An alternative Reality. Belfast.
Award winning dancer and choreographer Oona Doherty in collaboration with renowned DJ David Holmes present Hard to Be Soft – A Belfast Prayer.
A reflection on their hometown, this four-part dance work is based on the experiences and realities of people living in today’s Belfast.
Doherty creates a physical prayer celebrating all we have and an invocation for all that we are missing.
Belfast International Arts Festival 2017 at the MAC, Belfast
Dublin Dance Festival 2018 at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin
Recontres Chorégraphiques Internationales de Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris
Maison de la Danse, Lyon
Le Cameleon, Lyon
Presented by Prime Cut Productions in a Co-Production with Dublin Dance Festival, The Belfast International Arts Festival and The Abbey Theatre
With generous support from La Briqueterie, CDCN du Val-de-Marne, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland's Support for the Individual Artist Major Award and The British Council