DBiC: Declan McHale from the McHale Academy of Irish Dance

Rosamaria Kostic Cisneros (Artist), Antony Weir (Photographer)

Research output: Practice-Based and Non-textual ResearchDigital or Visual Media


This film captures world champion dancer Declan McHale and shows him teaching, discussing the Declan Academy of Irish Dance and also looks back at the Irish dance community in the city of Coventry, UK.

Part of the Dancing Bodies in Coventry is a Coventry City of Culture 2021 funded project that was led by researchers from Coventry University’s Centre for Dance Research (C- DaRE). Dancing Bodies in Coventry is a multimedia project that will document the legacy of dance in the city of Coventry. The project aims to make films, podcasts, and visual banners, all shared at a public projections throughout the city of Coventry. The films sit online at the DBiC website.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherReelMaster Productions
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2019



  • Dance
  • Archives
  • Coventry
  • Intangible Cultural Heritage

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