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tonnta is a performance company and vocal ensemble dedicated to new music
lead by vocalist and composer robbie blake, tonnta champions the interdisciplinary creation and performance of music
tonnta's sound is vibrant and dynamic – our work brushes up against the worlds of contemporary dance, theatre and live art while being rooted in music
tonnta believes in creating experiences for all, and where possible ensures all events are accessible to those with reduced mobility, wheelchair users and are delivered in a relaxed-performance style. If you have any concerns about upcoming events, please get in touch with us to discuss your needs.
tonnta prioritise making performances and events that are invigorating, boundary-pushing and accessible for all
Recent: The Worlding, September 2018, world premiere of durational installation by Jennifer Walshe, created in collaboration with the ensemble (Robbie Blake, Tristan Caldwell, Bláthnaid Conroy Murphy, Elizabeth Hilliard, Simon MacHale) and performance-makers Natasha Bourke, Laura Sarah Dowdall and Ruairí Donovan. More info here. Read Toner Quinn’s review of the event on The Journal of Music here.
Recent: In Clouds by Peter Power for the Cork Midsummer Festival, developed in association with Tonnta. Music by Peter Power and Michael Gallen, choreographed by Stephanie Dufresne. More info
photos: Mihai Cucu, Ste Murray, Simon Lazewski
To hear a sample of tonnta’s sound, use the audio player embedded at the top of the page
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tonnta is supported by Smock Alley Theatre as artists-in-residence, and by The Tara Building