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Title Predator songstress / Degenerate Art Ensemble ; songs and lyrics, Joshua Kohl and Haruko Crow Nishimura ; choreographer/director, performer, Haruko Crow Nishimura ; producing company, Ian Lucero Films ; producer, Monique Courcy
Published [New York, New York] : Broadway Licensing, 2015

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Description 1 online resource (88 minutes)
Summary Predator Songstress is an intensely visual, music-driven fantastical tale that traces the struggle of an anti-heroine in search of the reclamation of her stolen voice. This modern day fairy tale explores what it means to have a voice, to lose one's voice and to rediscover it with a new understanding of its power. Degenerate Art Ensemble's work has always focused on the finding of one's voice. In Predator Songstress, the group collaborated with organizations in Seattle and San Francisco that support the homeless, and worked directly with people recovering from homelessness, addiction and trauma, who, through DAE workshops that explored the finding of voice they helped to create some of the core material of the piece. During the performance, these participants not only shared their own stories of finding their voice, but also interviewed members of the audience, playing the part of the Rebel Forces. The transcripts of these audience interviews were transformed into songs and projections later in the piece
Notes Title from title screen (viewed March 23, 2023)
Credits Scenic design, Neal Wilkinson ; lighting design, Jessica Trundy ; costume design, Alenka Loesch ; live video design, film direction, Leo Mayberry ; video production director, Ian Lucero
Cast Haruko Crow Nishimura, Douglas Ridings, Okanamodé, Paris Hurley, Joshua Kohl, Benjamin Marx
Notes In English
Subject Music theater.
Music theater
Genre/Form music theater (performing arts genre)
Filmed performances
Music theater
Filmed performances.
Music theater.
Spectacles filmés.
Théâtre musical.
Form Streaming video
Author Nishimura, Haruko, performer, stage director, choreographer, composer, lyricist
Kohl, Joshua, composer, lyricist
Courcy, Monique, producer
Degenerate Art Ensemble (Performance art group), performer, production company.
On the Boards (Organization), production company.
Ian Lucero Films, production company
Broadway Licensing, publisher