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Live Collision International Festival presents Liz Roche Company
Dates: 03 Dec - 03 Dec
Show Time: 12pm
Free but ticketed
Time Over Distance Over Time was presented by Liz Roche Company at Dublin Dance Festival 2016.
The piece was created with a cast and creative team living between Australia and Ireland and sought to capture experiences of emigration and the sense of fragmentation it causes as the full physicality of a loved one is often reduced to a voice down the phone or image on a screen.
Live Collision have invited the company to present elements of the piece and the process involved in making a work of this nature as part of this year’s festival.
Liz Roche, working with collaborating artists videographer Luca Truffarelli, interactive visual designer Jared Donovan and dancers, including Justine Cooper and Kevin Coquelard, will present these reimagined elements over three hours inviting the audience to experience and participate in the work as it is now, abstracted from its original version while maintaining its essence.
Time Over Distance Over Time
A co-production between Liz Roche Company and Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane with presenting partners Dublin Dance Festival and Live Collision. Supported by the Arts Council Ireland with Dublin City Council. The piece also performed in Australia in June at FORM Dance Project’s Dance Bites Festival in Sydney and at Brisbane Powerhouse with support from Culture Ireland’s I Am Ireland Centenary Programme 2016.
Original cast and creative team
Choreography by Liz Roche
In collaboration with performers Grant McLay, Jenny Roche, Simone Litchfield, Henry Montes, Rahel Vonmoos
Film and Sound: Luca Truffarelli
Lighting: Aideen Malone
Music: Ray Harman
Interactive Visual Design: Jared Donovan
Set Consultancy: Paul O’Mahony
Set Build: Theatre Production Services
Photography: Luca Truffarelli
Liz Roche Company is one of Ireland’s leading contemporary dance companies. Based in Dublin and led by Choreographer and Artistic Director Liz Roche, the company produces a diverse programme of innovative dance productions and activities.
Aside from our performance and touring programme which has seen us perform throughout Ireland and in the UK, Australia, France, USA and China, we also have an Associate Dance Artist in performer Katherine O’Malley and we annually run the Tenderfoot Project which gives young dancers an opportunity to work closely with the company while in creation.
“Roche’s choreography is delicately woven but it’s threads possess an elusive tensile strength. Entrancing.”
“Liz Roche is an artist with a serious track record…”
“Liz Roche has been an integral part of Ireland’s dance community for many years but her choreography has never settled into a groove.. she is a restless artist, continually pushing herself into new places.. her work communicates at a very private level.”
Ballet Tanz International
“Yeats may have established the Abbey, but tonight Roche has ownership of the stage… From the very first moments of the dance, she puts the body at the forefront….Roche’s choreographic dexterity is at its height”
The Irish Times
Running time: 3 hours
Suitable for ages 16+
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Live Collision International Festival 2016 is presented as part of Project 50, a season of work celebrating 50 years of Project Arts Centre
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