CHOREOGRAPHER
LIZ ROCHE

Liz Roche is artistic director of Dublin based dance company Rex Levitates. Her work for the company has been performed throughout Ireland and at the South Bank Centre London, Baryshnikov Arts Centre and Judson Memorial Church New York, Capital Nights Festival Liverpool, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Meet in Beijing Festival, Festival De La Nouvelle Danse Uzes and Centre Culturel Irlandais/ CND. She has been commissioned to make choreographies for companies including the National Ballet of China, Scottish Dance Theatre and Cois Ceim and has also danced for choreographers John Jasperse, Jodi Melnick, Rosemary Butcher, Christine Gaigg, Les Carnets Bagouets, Cathala & Ramalingom, Mary Nunan, David Bolger, Robert Connor & Loretta Yurick and John Scott. She has choreographed for Opera de Nice, Opernhaus Zurich, Rossini Opera Festival, National Opera of Korea, Wexford Festival, Liceu Barcelona and Opera Ireland and also in theatre at The Gate, Abbey Theatre, Landmark Productions, The Ark and the National Youth Theatre. At present Liz is Choreographer-in residence at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at University of Limerick and is currently on the board of directors of Theatre Forum.