An Grianán Theatre is proud to be a partner in The Irish Aerial Dance Fest which this year is in its 9th year.  Since it began in 2010 the Irish Aerial Dance Fest has been teaching people how to perform above the stage, on trapeze, on suspended hoops, on silks and any way that you can!

Not just for students

For theatre goers there are 4 public performances to be enjoyed including the amazing outdoor spectacular from Italy Forme Uniche (Unique Forms) which will mark the closing of the IADF and the opening of the Earagail Arts Festival.

Shows to attend!

LIFTed, Sat 30 June at 8pm

How to Square a Circle, Fri 6 July at 8pm

The Emma Insley Circus Night, Sat 7 July at 8pm

Forme Uniche – Il Posto, Wed 11 July at 10.30pm

The IADF now the biggest event of its type in Europe, and what started as a niche festival for professional performers and serious hobbyists is now attracting more and more people.

To find out more about the festival log onto

IADF 2018 is presented by Fidget Feet, Donegal County Council & An Grianán Theatre.

Want to try aerial for yourself?

Check out the special explorers package tailored specially for beginners. With The Explorer Experience you get to try a little bit of everything, spread over the week. Never been in the air or tried different apparatus? Then this one week package has everything you need. The friendly people at the IADF will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.