This immersive new dance work created by Luca Truffarelli explores ideas of freedom and the individualism of human beings. Shining a spotlight on workers’ rights, THE WEIGHT presents scenes from daily life turned compelling through the movements of a dance solo and the power of music. The production was born from Luca’s desire to creatively conjure the places and people in society so often overlooked, challenging us all to take another hard look at each other…
Against a soaring orchestral backdrop specially composed by Greg Haines and recorded with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, this new dance collaboration by Truffarelli, originally conceived with Oona Doherty and developed with Swiss-based dancer Erin O’Reilly, presents its world premiere at The Complex.
8pm, Wed 8th preview, Thurs 9th – Sat 11th November
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Luca Truffarelli is a renowned Dublin-based Italian dance filmmaker, photographer and videographer, who has been working with Irish dance companies for over 12 years. In recent years, Luca has extended his creative practice into the sphere of choreography, in particular with long-term collaborator and award-winning dancer & choreographer, Oona Doherty.
is a freelance photographer and video maker, who in recent years has started experimenting in the field of visual arts and sound/set design. He has been involved in contemporary dance and theatre works as a photographer/video maker, visual/set designer and artistic collaborator. Luca has received awards on several film projects including best documentary at DIFF 2023 for the film Notes from Sheepland by Cara Holmes and also worked with directors such as Ingrid Nachstern and Shaun Dunne whose work have been featured in several international film festivals. In 2020 the film which Luca worked as D.O.P. on
Welcome to a Bright White Limbo directed by Cara Holmes was awarded an IFTA for best Irish short. Luca’s most recent work includes collaboration with acclaimed choreographers and companies Oona Doherty/OD Works, Philip Connaughton Dance, Liz Roche Company, Junk Ensemble, Emma Martin/United Fall, Catherine Young Dance, Thibaut Eiferman/ENTITY (Paris), NYDC Sadler’s Wells (London).
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