a howling flower
May 28-31, 2008.
Dance Theater Workshop
Choreography and Direction: Nami Yamamoto, in collaboration with a howling flower artistic team
Performers: Matthew Acheson, Takemi Kitamura, Johanna S. Meyer, Ryutaro Mishima, Darla Villani, Nami Yamamoto and Tony
Puppet Creator: Matthew Acheson
Puppetry Advisor: Deana Acheson
Lighting Designer: Jason Boyd
Music: Thurston Moore, Yura Yura Teikoku, Reiko Kudo and Ludwig Van Beethoven
Live Music: Malkuth
a howling flower is originally commissioned by the Bessie Schonberg/First Light Commissioning Program and Creative Residency Program of Dance Theater Workshop with support from the Ford Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, the New York State Council on the Arts, and the Jerome Robbins Foundation. a howling flower is made possible, in part, with funds from the Danspace Project 2007-2008 Commission Initiative with support from the Jerome Foundation. a howling flower is made possible in part with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and administrated by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. a howling flower is also supported by Creative Capital, Maggie Allessee National Center for Choreography at Florida State University, and Jim Henson Foundation.