Stephanie Dufresne/Galway Dance Project
Premiered at the Galway International Arts Festival in 2021, After Love is a powerful exploration of love and loss.
Based on a debut poetry collection by Dani Gill, After Love blends dance, physical theatre, music and poetry to explore the end of a relationship.
Dance and poetry fuse in a visually stunning show with an original musical score from Anna Mullarkey and Adrian Harte, After Love is an original, haunting and evocative dance work, rooted in the west of Ireland.
Performed and choreographed by Stephanie Dufresne and Lewis Wilkins, directed by Laura Sheeran, written by Dani Gill.
Images by Declan Colohan
TICKETS €18 | €16
Running Time: 65 mins
“blends expressive dance and narrative poetry in a beautiful live performance”
– Sara Keating, Sunday Business Post
“honest, raw and very emotionally affecting”
– Deirdre Falvey, Irish Times
About the company…
Stephanie Dufresne and Laura Sheeran have been making work together since 2014, including music videos for Crash Ensemble/Donnchadh Dennehy, Galia Arad and the National Gallery of Ireland as well as their first theatre show together Changeling. Dani Gill’s first anthology of poems, After Love, was released in 2017 and her second is due for release in April 2023. Stephanie’s choreographic work is supported by the Arts Council of Ireland, Dance Ireland and Galway Dance Project and has been performed at Clonmel Junction Festival 2016, Galway Culture Night, Cork Midsummer Festival 2018 and the Galway International Arts Festival 2021.