Bokan, the Bad Hearted is a puppet dance drama that stages a legend of the indigenous tribes of the Amazon Jungle using life-sized puppets, live original music, dance and video. Its subject is the heroic poem of Yurupary, which descends from the Colombian and Brazilian Amazon and deals with primordial struggle for power between men and women.
Conceived, Designed, Choreographed and Directed by Federico Restrepo
Music Composed by Elizabeth Swados
With Additional Music by Camila Celin and Daniel Correa
The Cast: Federico Restrepo, Carolyn Cryer, Kate Duyn, Denise Greber, Dennis Guzman, Aaron Hastkell, Tom Lee, Chris Mehmed, Eugene the Poogene, Abagail Rasminsky, Shigeko Suga, Maggie Thom
Puppeteers and Vocal Chorus Michael Bieglmayer, Jennifer Bruno, Golnaz Fakhimi, Amanda Miller, Ollie Rasini