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dyad is an evocative duet filmed in the magnificent surroundings of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin. 

A meditation on archetype and architecture, this evocative work reflects on the qualities of a woman whose faith and body served as a connection between the human and the divine: Mary / Maryam.

Read 4-star review by Michael Seaver, The Irish Times

Dublin Dance Festival

Thurs 20 May - Mon 31 May​ 

Concept: Justine Doswell, IMDT Associate Artist

Choreography: Justine Doswell in collaboration with the cast

Dancers: Salma Ataya and Justine Cooper

Director of Photography & Film Editing: Luca Truffarelli

Dramaturgy: Katalin Trencsényi

Music Composition & Performance: Mary Barnecutt

Lighting Design: Paul Keogan

Set Design: Andrew Clancy

Costume Design: Katie Davenport

Costume Supervision: Monica Ennis

Sound, Recording & Mix: Sandra O'Mahony

Preliminary Research & Development: Salma Ataya, Ella Clarke, Justine Cooper, Millie Daniel Dempsey, Rebecca Reilly, Emily Kilkenny Roddy

Consultancy: Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri, Imam Anwar Shah

Mentorship: Ella Clarke, John Scott

Production Manager: Lisa Mahony

Produced by Irish Modern Dance Theatre

Recorded in Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, by kind permission of the Dean, Very Rev Dr William Morton.

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