Dance & Drum Around The World 10 - 12 Jul 2024

Join Monica and Kieran, a dancer and a percussionist, into an imaginary journey across the earth with movement and music. For Ages 5-12

Dancing to fragments of music from different continents and bursting with rhythm and grooves, they will encourage everyone to explore movement in a lively, fun and individual way.

All you need are bags of energy and lots of enthusiasm! Don't miss out!

11am workshops: For Ages 5-7

2pm workshops: For Ages 8-12


Monica Muñoz
Monica is a dancer, performance-maker and educator originally from Barcelona and based in Dublin since 2014. She graduated at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen/Germany and completed an MA in Dance Education at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts. As a dancer, she worked for over 20 years throughout Europe and across the globe. Recently, The Ark selected her to participate in an artists’ lab as part of the PUSH+ Creative Europe project for artists working with young audiences. She recently received a YPCE Bursary Award from the Arts Council to undertake a research period about dance for and with children in the early years. She was The Ark’s John Coolahan Early Years Artist in Residence 2021/22.

Kieran Gallagher

Kieran has been working professionally as a musician for over nineteen years. His work today includes performing, entertaining, hosting, composing and teaching. It was during his teenage years, when he first started strumming the guitar that music officially started to have an impact on his life. In 1998 Kada Ka Boom Arts was born. Through this he facilitates workshops in community music, samba percussion, and community arts.