The Choreography Project 12

Led by Maria Nilsson Waller




‘We know more about the surface of the moon and Mars than we know about the bottom of the deep ocean.’

The twelfth Choreography Project INTO THE DEEP was led by Swedish contemporary choreographer Maria Nilsson Waller, and was inspired by her work FOUNDER, concerning the wonders of the world’s deep oceans. FOUNDER was created in 2014 as part of a triptych – LAST LAND (2012) and STREAM (2013).

Through movement, dance, sound and props, this Choreography Project brought the nature of the unknown seas to the surface. Guided by Maria, the participants navigated an imaginative journey of discovery about the landscape and ecology of the sea. Together they experimented with varied improvisatory movement practises, swathes of fabric, and the use of ambient sound to create individual sea-themed choreography.

To mark the end of this Choreography Project the group presented their evocative work in a stunning site-specific performance INTO THE DEEP at the Dublin Central Mission.


About The Choreography Project

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A regular feature of our BROADREACH programme, THE CHOREOGRAPHY PROJECT is a creative and performance opportunity for adults to work with professional choreographers in the exploration of contemporary dance theatre.  

Please note we would like to make clear that when taking part in our Broadreach projects, you are doing so at your own risk and take full responsibility for any injuries that might occur.

For Further Information Please Contact:

Caoimhe Coburn Gray, Broadreach Project Coordinator T: +353 1 878 0558, E: 
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