Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement

Derry's flagship celebration of contemporary dance, movement and physical theatre returns for a fourth year of performances, workshops and more

Festival Details


Thursday, 10 November 2016 to Saturday, 26 November 2016

Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement returns for an expanded fourth edition from November 10 to 26 with an outstanding programme of dance, movement and physical theatre performances including Ockham’s Razor with their acclaimed aerial production Tipping Point in Foyle Arena – suitable for all the family; award-winning video triptych by Rosemary Lee; Chico Katsube and Shoko Kashima from Japan; new festival commission by Kelly Quigley and Echo Echo Ensemble; new works by Leilani Weis and company and by Zoe Ramsey and Tonya Sheina; participatory performance work by Mary Nunan; a special triple bill evening by Oona Doherty, Lewys Holt, Saltator Dance Company; and two evenings of Short Works by local and visiting artists created from the Festival Open Call.

Come and see some shows and join us for a packed programme of daily classes and workshops, artist talks, funk soul maestros Velvet Alibi in concert, Festival Symposium Conversations on Moving and Being Moved, and family friendly Dance Picnic!

Echo Echo Festival programme for 2016 includes the following events:

Workshop Programme

View Festival Workshop programme.