Hekuras - Spirits of the Rainforest was shortened from the 2002 version created with Brazilian dancers in Sao Paulo, Brazil and performed by dancers at The George Washington University Department of Theatre and Dance for the Spring 2010 DanceWorks concert in downtown Washington, DC.
Choreography is by Maida Withers, Professor, computer art is by Tania Fraga, internationally recognized Brazilian artist and scholar, and Magda Pucci, Brazilian composer. Dancers include: Justin Balsamo, Maggie Gomez-Madonia, Carolina Leon, Annika Moller, Jennifer Sansone. Michael Kim is responsible for cyber world Iinteractivity. Costume design is by Karen Cerkez with lighting design by Derek Jones. Special technical assistance was provided by Luke Withers and Ray White.