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About Michael Keegan-Dolan and Teaċ Daṁsa
Michael rose to acclaim as the artistic director of Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre (1997-2015), which brought the production Giselle to Perth Festival in 2009. He has been an associate artist at the Barbican Centre and is now an associate at Sadler’s Wells, both in London.Michael founded Teaċ Daṁsa (House of Dance) in 2016 as a means to forge a deeper connection with his cultural roots, and the traditions, language and rich musical heritage of his native Ireland. Swan Lake/Loch na hEala is the new company’s first production, which premiered in 2016 at Dublin Theatre Festival and has already toured extensively to Sydney, Moscow, Toronto, New Zealand and to Sadler’s Wells in London. Swan Lake/Loch na hEala has received universal acclaim around the world and continues the tradition of ground-breaking productions for which Michael is reputed.