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Arlene Caffrey, taking the final bow after her closing performance at 'Polyphonic Textures' exhibition at Limerick School of Art
This is me, after taking the final bow and closing the show having made my performance at the closing night of our ‘Polyphonic Textures’ graduation exhibition at Limerick School of Art & Design, 12/09/2023. ‘But do you really need to go back to art school?’ one of my colleagues seated at the boardroom table asks...
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arlene caffrey masters fine art exhibition at limerick school of art
It’s an emotional time as I have just completed my Masters Degree in Fine Art at Limerick School of Art & Design. My classmates and I opened our graduation exhibition, ‘Polyphonic Textures’, which is a culmination of our work over the past 12 months, at the Church Gallery at LSAD in Limerick city. This Fine...
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Arlene Caffrey performing The Death Of Cú Chulainn as the Morrigan in Amsterdam at The Slut Garden June 2023
I can share with you at last the full video, and some photos from my new act ‘The Death of Cú Chulainn’ that I created and performed for The Slut Garden in Amsterdam back in June. The concept for this act is informed by Oliver Sheppard’s sculpture of ‘The Death of Cú Chulainn’ at the...
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Arlene Caffrey pole dancing in Galway
Some of these shots certainly are too good for Instagram… Please enjoy these pictures of my pole dance performance at ‘Hell Of A Show’ in Galway recently by Laura McPhotography. Wanna buy me a coffee? I’d appreciate it greatly, ta!
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arlene caffrey pole dancing in galway at 'hell of a show'
Last Saturday July 15th I had the pleasure of performing at the first show by my dear friend Edyta (aka: Pole Bat). As the name suggests, it was indeed one hell of a show! Held in Seven Bar, Galway, this show was about showcasing darker and more gothic styles of pole dance and Burlesque. My...
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arlene caffrey reflects on 17 years of pole dancing
Today is my 17th Poleversary! On Midsummer evening 2006, I took my first pole fitness class in Drogheda. The first moves I learned how to do were a cute walk with the pole, a back slide and body waves, whilst wearing runners. It feels like a lifetime ago, though I still vividly remember it! I’m...
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arlene caffrey performing 'the death of cu chulainn' at the slut garden amsterdam
Full heart and few photos from my experience at The Slut Garden in Amsterdam last weekend. Here is a sneaky peek at my new act, as well as some backstage photos, ‘The Death of Cú Chulainn’ that I made especially for the show. This act is about the secret softness and light that is part...
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arlene caffrey pole dancing at the cat's meow kilkenny cabaret at the set theatre
Last Friday I had the pleasure of producing another wonderful edition of ‘The Cat’s Meow – A Kilkenny Cabaret’ at the Set Theatre in Langton’s. As part of it, I performed my ‘Shoplifters of the world unite’ pole dance act. 🤘 I feel that these photos of my pole dancing performance by the amazing Eddie...
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arlene caffrey with snoop dogg interview in brass monkey magazine
Here is a piece that was featured recently in Brass Monkey magazine, where I was asked to reflect on my experience of pole dancing on stage with Snoop Dogg in Belfast as part of the ‘I Wanna Thank Me’ tour 2023. As I wrote this, I was thinking back on my pole dancing journey; it’s...
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arlene caffrey pole dancing at filthy friday manchester
Here are some wonderful photos from my performance as part of Filthy Friday at Grub, Manchester back in March by the amazing Captured By Case. They’re certainly too good for Insta unfortunately, but you can enjoy them in their uncensored glory here. As always, if you appreciate my work you can express this by buying...
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