TARDIGRADE is a collaborative work with choreographer Philip Connaughton which was premiered at the Dublin Fringe Festival 2014 to critical acclaim. The show was winner of Best Design (sound, visual and costume) and was nominated for Best Overall Production at the Fringe Awards. Video design was by Luca Truffarelli and the costumes were designed by Emily Ní Bhroín. The musical ensemble was comprised of six singers (who were incorporated into the action onstage), the Prima String Quartet, piano and electronics.

The cast of singers has hitherto involved the following personnel: Shane Barriscale, Robbie Blake, Eileen Carpio, Liath Gleeson, Rory Lynch, Sharon Phelan, Lenka Pinterova, Francois Voeffray.


Irish Times: http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/stage/review-tardigrade-1.1925358

Irish Independent: http://www.independent.ie/entertainment/theatre-arts/arts-review-dance-tardigrade-at-samuel-beckett-theatre-30580714.html

Totally Dublin: http://totallydublin.ie/theatre/fringe-review-tardigrade/

Arena (RTÉ Radio 1): http://www.rte.ie/radio1/arena/programmes/2014/0911/643092-arena-thursday-11-september-2014/

Some more music from the piece:

Promotional video by Luca Truffarelli:

2 thoughts on “TARDIGRADE

  1. Hi Michael,

    “Difference in Clouds” is very beautiful. I look forward to hearing more of the compositions that are available here and on your soundcloud!

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