Composer / Sound Designer

DIA ZERO · © Alba Suñé
CORISTES - © Alba Suñé
LA TOMBA DEI GIGANTI - © Anna Rubirola
JUNGLA - © Tristán Pérez-Martín
NATIONAL AVENUE - © Judit Colomer
LES TRES GERMANES - © Ros Ribas
© Les Nuits et les Jours de Querbes

COMPOSER / SOUND DESIGNER

Oriol Roca is a musician, composer and sound designer. In his works he aims to create unique aural experiences that challenge audiences. He often uses spatial techniques and elements of spontaneity, including improvisation, and his work is often collaborative and interdisciplinary.

 

He works across all forms including theatre, contemporary dance and installation, as well as composing works for other musicians or performing himself. He creates his own sound designs and compositions using a combination of foley, electronics, field recordings and live instruments.

 

 

 

SELECTED WORKS: 

 

 

JUNGLA by Col·lectiu Big Bouncers (2018-2019)

Premiered at Oslo International Dance Festival (Bærum Kulturhus, Norway) · Sâlmon Festival (Mercat de les Flors, Barcelona) · Festival El Més Petit de Tots (Mercat de Les Flors and El Graner de Barcelona, Teatre Principal, Olot and La Sala, Sabadell)

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CORISTES by Col·lectiu Anna Rubirola & Maria Montseny (2011-2012)

Premiered at Festival Grec · Festival LP Dansa (Mercat de Les Flors, Barcelona) · Festival Nous Llenguatges Del Cos (Antic Teatre, Barcelona) · Festival Escena Criminal (La Caldera, Barcelona)

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LA TOMBA DEI GIGANTI by Oriol Roca solo + Agnès Pancrassin & Anna Rubirola (2009-2012)

Premiered at Festival Isole che Parlano (Italy) · Festival Miau (Caldes de Montbui) · Festival Bouesia (Vandellòs) · Festival Les Nuits & Les Jours de Quèrbes (France) · Museu d’Art (Cerdanyola)

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NATIONAL AVENUE (Národní třída) by Jaroslav Rudiš (2019)

Directed by Martí Torras

Premiered at Sala Beckett (Barcelona) included on the European Fabulamundi. Playwrighting Europe

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THREE SISTERS by Anton Chekhov (2011)

Directed by Carlota Subirós

Premiered at Teatre Lliure de Montjuïc (Barcelona)

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DIA ZERO by Anna Rubirola (2012-2014)

Premiered at Festival In Situ (Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona) · Centre Cívic Barceloneta (Barcelona)

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MIRODANSANT by Vrak Trio (2013-2016)

Premiered at Théâtre Scène Nationale Grand Narbonne (Narbonne, France) · Le Mediator (Perpignan, France) · Festival Jazzèbre (Perpignan, France)

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UPCOMING:

 

  • A new adaptation of William Shakespeare’s tragedy King Lear directed by Martí Torras (Premiere in Spain October 2019)

 

  • The Moving Forest, a dance installation dedicated to children from 6months to 2 years, directed by Anna Rubirola (Premiere in Poland March 2020)

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