“Alternately playful and provocative, funny and frightening, MÁM is a stirring, sensuous showcase of the emotional power of the physical form” Irish Times
“A heavenly, glorious, wildly whirling dervish, MÁM is not to be missed under any circumstance” Arts Review
When Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Michael Keegan-Dolan covered the stage with a flurry of white feathers for his sublime re-imagining of Swan Lake / Loch na hEala, it earned him a flock of five-star reviews and award wins.
His company Teaċ Daṁsa’s wildly anticipated follow up, MÁM – an Irish word meaning mountain pass, and thus a place of potential meeting – acknowledges how life’s polarities can on occasion come together and play.
Bringing together the renowned Irish concertina player Cormac Begley, the classical, contemporary collective s t a r g a z e and 12 international dancers, including BBC Young Dancer winner Connor Scott, “Michael Keegan-Dolan’s thundering abstract dance work is part devotional summoning, part apocalyptic party” (★★★★★ The Stage).