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Dance theatre has become a site of transformation in the Irish performance landscape. This book conducts a socio-political and cultural reading of dance theatre practice in Ireland from Yeats' dance plays at the start of the 20th century to Celtic-Tiger-era works of Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre and CoisC im Dance Theatre at the start of the 21st.
About the Author
AOIFE McGRATH is Lecturer in the Drama Department at Queen's University Belfast, Ireland and recently completed her doctoral studies at Trinity College Dublin. She is a Trinity College Dublin gold medallist and the winner of the Irish Society of Theatre Research's inaugural New Scholar's Prize (2011). She is a dancer and choreographer and has worked as the dance adviser for the Irish Arts Council.