MeM#7 —9) Shoe Horn/Office

MeM#7 —9) Shoe Horn/Office (Ingrid Nachstern. Irlanda.) 9:58 min. from Movimiento en Movimiento on Vimeo.


The film is about sexism and the restrictive nature of women’s clothing throughout the ages.

Director, Screenwriter, Choreographer, Performer: Ingrid NachsternShoehorn1

Cinematographer: Luca Truffarelli

Assistant: Jose Miguel Jimenez

Performers: Michael Cooney, Millie Daniel-Dempsey, Molly Keane, Ingrid Nachstern, Don Rongavilla

Music: Ed Alleyne-Johnson’s Inner City Music Part 4 Track 8

Costumes: Costume Mill and Abbey Theatre

Location Manager: Mags Mulvey



I am the Artistic Director and Choreographer for my company, Night Star Dance Company. I have created 14 works for it and three Experimental/Screendance films. I am also a performer and dance artist. I have performed in: MOMA New York (‘State’ and ‘Satisfyin’ Lover’ by Steve Paxton); Table Of Silence, Buglisi Dance Theater, Lincoln Center NYC; in BIDE Barcelona and BAIDE Buenos Aires.

My three films: Table Manners/Stopping at Red Lights, Freedom-to go!, and Shoe Horn/Office have been screened in New York, Venice, London, Nevada, Chile and Dublin. They have won 9 International Awards. I am the Director, Screenwriter, Performer and Choreographer for my films.

Facebook, two pages: Ingrid Nachstern and Night Star Dance Company

Twitter: @IngridNachstern

Instagram: countesstyraska



Luca Truffarelli is the Cinematographer. He works with many dance artists in Dublin. Ingrid and Luca have collaborated on Ingrid’s three films. He has recently performed with Oona Doherty in Europe.


Interview to Ingrid Nachstern, talking about her creative experience. Filmed via long distance computer call: SKYPE.

MeM#7 —9) Ingrid Nachstern. Irlanda. Entrevista por su obra Shoe Horn/Office. INTERVIEW. from Movimiento en Movimiento on Vimeo.