MÁM – Presented by Michael Keegan-Dolan


We at Siamsa Tíre are delighted and honoured to be hosting the unique dance show MÁM, presented by Michael Keegan-Dolan and Teaċ Daṁsa, as the first stop on the show’s tour of Ireland.

Tickets for this exciting show are selling extremely fast – don’t miss out on the opportunity to be among the first to see MÁM’s unforgettable dance and music experience.

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About the Show

MÁM is a meeting place between soloist and ensemble, classical and traditional, the local and universal.​ It brings together the virtuoso, Irish traditional concertina player Cormac Begley, the European classical, contemporary collective, s t a r g a z e, a young girl and twelve international dancers from the Teaċ Daṁsa company.

Renowned artistic director and choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan and Teaċ Daṁsa have created another mythic yet timely production that acknowledges how life’s opposing tensions and contradictions can on occasion come together and find resolution.

MÁM at Siamsa Tíre

MÁM will have two showings at Siamsa Tíre in October 2022:

  • Friday 21st October – 8pm
  • Saturday 22nd October – 8pm

Age suitability: 8+

Tickets for this hotly anticipated show are selling quickly and we advise early booking to avoid disappointment.

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Reviews of MÁM


“A stirring, sensuous showcase of the emotional power of the physical form” — The Irish Times


Music is a spell that runs right through this wonderful piece… Mám is full of engrossing dancing, fantastic music, subtle meanings and real humanity. This is a choreographer on a roll. – The Guardian


“The dancers and players of MÁM embody every human emotion during their dazzling 90-minute marathon” — The Financial Times


“An unmissable exorcism.” – The Observer

Award Nominations

The show was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Dance Production in 2020 and was nominated for two UK National Dance Awards in 2021.

MÁM follows on from the success in 2016 of Loch na hEala— Michael Keegan-Dolan’s acclaimed reimagining of Swan Lake. Teaċ Daṁsa’s distinct approach to creating MÁM has been documented by film-maker Pat Collins in his film The Dance (2021).

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