About Tanin Torabi طنین ترابی
Tanin Torabi (طنین ترابی) was born in 1992 in Tehran, Iran. She has got her BA in Sociology and her MA in Contemporary Dance Performance from University of Limerick, Ireland. Torabi has made several award winning dance films and performances and currently works as a dancer, choreographer and dance film maker in Iran and Ireland.
Her most noticeable works are The Dérive, Invisible Point, Ruby, Beyond the Frames and Immensity. She has received more than 15 awards for her films to date and her works has been described as rebellious, creative, inspiring, unbearably elegant and affecting, emblematic and poignant, empowering to women, and with clarity and an exceptional ambition that is layered with a complexity of personal and cultural nuance, by festival directors. She also works as music video director and producer for international singers. Her music videos hold a sense of movement and flow as well as beauty and wonder.
Her newest self choreographed solo dance performances are Ruby and The Dérive that have been performed in Irish World Academy lunchtime concerts, culture night Limerick, Elemental Arts Festival, What Next Festival, Limerick Fringe, to name a few.
Tanin has also danced in ensemble pieces by Alexander-Jazmin Dance company, Catherine Young Dance, and lunchtime concerts in Irish World Academy of Music and Dance with choreographers like Helen Cathala, Maurine Fleming, John Scott and Charlie Morrissey.