Theatre review: Francis Footwork

A magical, marvellous take on dancing to your own tune

Emma O’Kane and Ivonne Kalter in Francis Footwork by David Bolger

Francis Footwork

By David Bolger

Mick Lally Theatre, Galway

‘Once upon a dance floor, in a kingdom not so far away” lives a girl called Francis Footwork. Francis (Ivonne Kalter) “dances to express, not to impress”, but life in the kingdom ruled by Two Lefties is far from a fairytale place. The King (Jonathan Mitchell), you see, is a terrible dancer, and his dastardly henchman Headbanger (also played by Mitchell) is determined to ...