Battle of the Poles
This Freestyle competition is different in the sense that it is held in 4 rounds -each round will be won by knock out!
Judged by a panel of Irish dance and performer experts.
Who will be the first ever Freestyle champion of Battle of the Poles? How good are your improv skills?
Each dancer goes head to head through 4 rounds, as it is a freestyle battle you do not get to choose your music.
Each dancer will dance for 2 minutes in each round, dancers who qualify move to the next round.
Tickets €26 | €21 concession
About the company…
Gemma Trimble, dancer, writer, performer. Artistic Director of SideShow Dramas, a versatile and resourceful events professional with an extensive background working for a diverse range of clients from major international artists to local independent music producers, festivals, cabarets, dance troupes and more. A strong communicator that builds lasting relationships on trust and empathy which has driven many successful projects to completion. Self-
motivated and ambitious, experienced in managing multiple simultaneous productions whilst ensuring the highest quality standards are maintained. Always looking for a new challenge or opportunity to further develop skills and knowledge. Love of pantos, musicals, working alongside Fidget Feet. Newpark Music Festival Festival manager “I think I’ll quit my job” – The new Theatre. Scene
and Heard Festival. Lead choreographer “Oliver” The mill Theatre. GSA graduation and Shakespeare tours. Romeo and Juliet – The Mill “Sisters” The Mill.
The co-producer of Hell on Heels. Holding the Irish licence for the international Floorplay and Cirque Du Twerk dance. Author of two romantic novels “Open and Closed” and “Open and Closed – Part 2” Recently self published a new essential handbook for stage managers. “An alternative approaches to stage management”I have full residency with The Dirty Circus and have performed and stage-managed, in over 450 Cabaret shows, in the Roisin Dubh, Lost Lane, Tramline, Odd Mollies and other venues, across the country, over the past 10 years to date. Producer of Rhythm Retreat. Producer of “Battle of the Poles”