Michael Keegan-Dolan / Teaċ Daṁsa — MÁM

5 - 7 February 2020

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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

UK PREMIERE 

When Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Michael Keegan-Dolan covered the stage with a flurry of white feathers for his sublime re-imagining of Swan Lake / Loch na hEala, it earned him a flock of five-star reviews and award wins.

His company Teaċ Daṁsa’s wildly anticipated follow up, MÁM – an Irish word meaning mountain pass, and thus a place of potential meeting – acknowledges how life’s polarities can on occasion come together and play.

Bringing together the renowned Irish concertina player Cormac Begley, the classical, contemporary collective s t a r g a z e and 12 international dancers, including BBC Young Dancer winner Connor Scott.

★★★★★ "Michael Keegan-Dolan’s thundering abstract dance work is part devotional summoning, part apocalyptic party"
THE STAGE

★★★★ "Alternately playful and provocative, funny and frightening, MÁM is a stirring, sensuous showcase of the emotional power of the physical form"
IRISH TIMES

"With such imagination, such thrilling, thunderous physicality, such beauty and evocative power, what more could anyone want?” "
IRISH EXAMINER

★★★★★ "A heavenly, glorious, wildly whirling dervish, MÁM is not to be missed under any circumstance"
THE ARTS REVIEW

SW Extra

Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R