Cork City Ballet

The Shandon area of Cork City; the Firkin Crane is a permanent base for Cork City Ballet, Crux Dance Theatre and other dance activities Cork City Ballet is an Irish ballet company founded by Alan Foley, a disciple of Joan Denise Moriarty, in 1992. It is one of two professional ballet companies in Ireland. Cork City Ballet annually performs at Cork Opera House, most recently with a production of ''Giselle''. It has toured venues such as Wexford Opera House, The Helix Tralee's Siamsa Tire and University Concert Hall, Limerick. Cork City Ballet is known for working with an array of guest artists from companies such as Royal Swedish Ballet and Kirov Ballet. In 2012, Cork City Ballet commemorated the centenary of the birth of Joan Denise Moriarty, the founder of Irish Theatre Ballet, Ireland's first professional ballet company. Provided by Wikipedia

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