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National Dance Archive of Ireland

Rex Levitates Dance Company

Reference Code: IE 2135 N15

Title: The Rex Levitates Dance Company Papers

Dates of Creation: 1999-2011

Level of Description: Fonds

Extent and Medium: 89 items (60 files)

 

CONTEXT

Name of Creator(s): Rex Levitates Dance Company.

Administrative History: Rex Levitates Dance Company was co-founded in 1999 by choreographer Liz Roche (b. 1975) and dancer Jenny Roche (b. 1972) to further the contemporary dance art form, forge new performance modes, and encourage and promote dance awareness.  The company is known for its entertaining, innovative, and thought-provoking dance works and its distinctive contemporary non-narrative style which draws influence from visual art.  Rex Levitates has performed throughout Ireland and abroad in China, France, Cyprus, and the UK, and was the winner of the Dublin Dance Festival’s Jayne Snow Award in 2002.  In March 2012, Rex Levitates Dance Company changed its name to Liz Roche Company.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: Donated by Rex Levitates Dance Company to the National Dance Archive of Ireland on 16 May 2011.

Scope and Content: Posters, flyers, programmes, press cuttings, photographs, and recordings of dance works created and performed by Rex Levitates Dance Company.

Conditions Governing Access: Unrestricted access to all items.

Finding Aid: PDF link below.

 

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