The Dream Work
by on August 31, 2017 in CAC

The dream is the liberation of the spirit from the pressure of external nature, a detachment of the soul from the fetters of matter.Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams

The Dream Work (2014) was conceived through the collective efforts of seventeen local, national and international artists over a period three months. Inspired by Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams, the Collaborative Artists Company used his philosophy on the construction and analysis of dream compositions to create a new live work. Featuring theatre, live music, visuals and dance, the show ran for a week in the unique surroundings of the Chocolate Factory in Dublin.

Artists involved in the project included:

  • Roisin Laffen – dancer
  • Tobi Omoteso – dancer
  • Aliina Lindroos – dancer
  • Aisling Flynn – actor
  • Miriam Needham – actor
  • Daniel Reid – composer
  • Breifne Holohan – composer
  • Grace Dillon – drummer and percussionist
  • Sarah Ryan – choreographer
  • Stephanie Golden – visual artist
  • Barbara McCarthy – head of wardrobe
  • Jennifer O’Dwyer – make-up artist
  • Pierce Kavanagh – lighting designer
  • Etan Kinsella McLennan – producer
  • Aisling Madden – assistant director
  • David Francis Moore – director
collaborativeartistscompany.com

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