a durational incantation of celestial rhythm, performed almost entirely in darkness, enveloping the audience in sound from all sides.
created in collaboration w composer and vocalist KÁRYYN. sound is the connective tissue of the piece, rearranging and challenging the value system of our kinaesthetic awareness in live performance.
Director: Samantha Shay
Original Music by KÁRYYN
Scenic Design: Vincent Richards
Lighting Design: Alexander Freer
Sound Engineering: Paul Evans
Traditional song transmission: Nini Julia Bang
Performed by Samantha Shay, KÁRYYN, Emily Jackson, Jodie Landau, Suzanne Sterling, and Nini Julia Bang.
Assistant Director: Suzanne Sterling
Production Manager: Chelsea DuVall
Producer: Dagny Berglind Gisladottir
Assistant Producer: Gerri Ravyn Stanfield
Filmed and edited by Victoria Sendra
an original performance concert by nini julia bang
directed by samantha shay
Directed and Choreographed by Samantha Shay and Sam Szabo
Original Concept by Samantha Shay, Sandy Simona, and Sam Szabo
Lighting Design by Daniel Norman
Costume Design by Amy Millan-Johnson and Samantha Shay
Sound Design by Samantha Shay and Sam Szabo
Music performed by Izela Collective: Lauren Baba, Rusty Kennedy, Max Kutner, Ryan Parrish, Sean Woodman, and Greg Zilboorg.
Produced by Julie Dietz, Samantha Shay, Sam Szabo, and Brittany Woodford.
Performed by Rachael Caselli, James Cowan, Miles Hartfelder, Kaiso Hill, Brittany Lau, Keenan Reilly, Sadie Schwolsky, Sandy Simona, Emily Spalding, and Sam Szabo.
Filmed by Travers Jacobs and Victoria Sendra
developed from 2012-2016