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arlene caffrey pole dancing at spykes pole fitness clonmel
It’s rare that make freestyle performances; I always prefer to have ample time to prepare for a performance, to lean into the flow of the music and let the choreography to manifest. When I found myself available at short notice for the Spykes Pole Dance & Fitness studio showcase down the road in Clonmel, I...
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arlene caffrey pole dance performance in edinburgh for pivot pole studio
Having lived in Edinburgh for brief time whilst on Erasmus as part of my undergrad studies in Art & Design, the city has such a special place in my heart. Getting to spend time in Leith these past few days to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Pivot Pole Studio (home of the best pole dancing...
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arlene caffrey performing at filthy friday pole dance showcase manchester
“Learn to love me, assemble the waysNow, today, tomorrow, and always…” A massive thank you to Beanie The Jet for having me perform on the Filthy Friday stage and teach my Old School Pole Dance workshop as part of this all-weekend event! For folks who are not familiar with Filthy Friday, it is the first...
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arlene caffrey pole dancing in belfast with snoop dog march 14 2023
I’m beyond excited to share that this coming Tuesday 14th, I’ll be in Belfast onstage with Snoop Dogg (I’ll be pole dancing, not rapping obviously). Myself and a team of pole dancers, including Terri Fierce, Sinéad, Maria and Nicole The Pole will be taking to the stage to pole dance for your entertainment. Tickets are...
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arlene caffrey pole dancing performance at grand canal dock dublin
Back in September 2021, I had the pleasure of being invited to make a pole dancing performance at Grand Canal Dock in a beautiful short film by Adam O’Reilly. You can watch the short film in it’s entirety below, and I highly encourage that you do watch the whole thing! The ‘Oscillation’ short film is...
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arlene caffrey reflections on performative self vs authentic self blog
‘Who I am onstage is not who I am’… These words that Michelle Kasey recently wrote hit me really hard and got me thinking about my own performative self vs. everyday self. Who I am onstage is essentially a story-teller. The part of myself who wants to make you feel seen, to bring you joy and to...
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arlene caffrey at the scarlet show pembrokeshire
Here are some more beautiful photos of my acts from the ‘Scarlet Black – Beautiful Mourning’ show, by Bailey Media. If you haven’t already read my post about the Scarlet Show, read it here! As always, please do not download or share these photos without my permission or permission from the photographer. If you like...
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arlene caffrey pole dancing in the scarlet show at defy gravity wales
Last Saturday I had the honour of being invited back to the Scarlet Show in Milford Haven in Wales. I also got to teach my ‘Old School Flow’ pole dance workshop as part of this event; I had such a wonderful time and I can’t thank enough everyone who came and took part and who...
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arlene caffrey pole dancing at culture night 2022 at d-light studios
Here’s my performance from our mini showcase as part of ‘The Housemates Takeover’ at D-Light Studios for Culture Night ’22. I had been wanting to dance to this song for a while now, and this felt like the right time. So please enjoy this largely improvised choreo, made up of some of my favourite Old...
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edit of Arlene Caffrey performing at Bringing Sexy Back pole dance showcase 2022, by Laya Meabhdh
Here’s a photo from my recent performance at my ‘Bringing Sexy Back’ Showcase ’22 at Irish Pole Dance Academy, by the wonderful Laya Meabhdh (@layameabhdh on Instagram). I did share it on the aul Instagram, but alas it got taken down on the grounds of “sexual solicitation”. Le sigh. Anyway, we know well at this...
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