Liz Roche Company - The Work
The company is known for its own particular brand of contemporary dance that has been created through an on-going working relationship between Liz Roche and a core group of exceptional dancers and artistic collaborators. Most notable collaborations include Catalyst, which was created with composer Denis Roche and video artist Paul O'Connor for the National Ballet of China during a six-week company residency in Beijing, part of the China Ireland Cultural Exchange. Liz has also collaborated with Micheal O’Suilleabhain on a dance film Unsung for RTE’s Dance On The Box, directed by Morleigh Steinberg and went on to produce and choreograph the live version Unsung performing with sean nos singer Iarla O’Lionaird at Eigse Carlow Arts Festival, Kilkenny Arts Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe. Other stand out collaborations include; Body & Forgetting with film maker Alan Gilsenan, lighting designer Sinead Wallace and composer Denis Roche, Fast Portraits with director Willie White and film maker James Kelly. Recent collaborations include Wrongheaded, working with film maker Mary Wycherley and poet Elaine Feeney, and Time Over Distance Over Time with filmmaker Luca Truffarelli, interactive visual designer Jared Donovan and composer Ray Harman.
COMPANY WORKS by Liz Roche 1999 - 2016
Wrongheaded Tiger Dublin Fringe, Tipperary Dance Platform, Tanzmesse Dusseldorf, Dance Limerick
Time Over Distance Over Time Dublin Dance Festival, Dance Bites Festival Sydney, Brisbane Powerhouse, Live Collision Festival Dublin.
Bastard Amber at the Abbey Theatre main stage for the 2015 Dublin Dance Festival, Kilkenny Arts Festival & Festival Instances Chalon-Sur Saone, France, Irish Tour.
Neither Either Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queens 2014, Project Arts Centre Dublin and 6 venue cross border tour.
Interloper Samuel Beckett Theatre and 6 venue tour of Ireland 2014.