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Emma O'Kane Photo: Ros Kavanagh
Emma O'Kane Bursary


Emma O'Kane was an exceptionally gifted artist who moved effortlessly across artforms and media as a performer, a choreographer and a participation project leader. She was passionate, professional and highly articulate about interdisciplinary performance, holding a first-class honours degree in Contemporary Dance Performance (MA) from the University of Limerick. 


Emma brought joy to all those with whom she worked.  No matter how difficult or dark the material she could introduce light. A consummate team player, as evidenced by her core contributions to CoisCéim and ANU, she was also fiercely independent. Before her untimely death Emma had embarked on a new phase of discovery and development in her practice, concentrating on self-authored work

More coming soon - in the meantime please find below her final collaboration “The Dance of the Light” for the Dockers and Demons festival in October 2020 together with some recent interviews.

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