Aug 27–Oct 31
Oct 31

Berkeley, CA

Nov 26–Jan 03
Christmas Carol

virtual program

Jan 29–Feb 27
Mar 19
The Magic City

Chicago, IL

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Move Many (Joints)

"sense of stiffened directives and encumbered patterns spontaneously bending, shifting, and dancing into new possibilities of movement and problem solving for enhanced response ability when personal and/or collective info-radiating needles are identified as needing to be moved by many degrees"

Premiered July 9, 2019

A Manual Cinema & VAM Studio Production
Music Performed by Esperanza Spalding
Shadow Puppetry Directed by Sarah Fornace
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A Manual Cinema and VAM Studio Production

Music by Esperanza Spalding

Shadow Puppetry Directed by Sarah Fornace


“Move Many” Music by Matthew Stevens, Lyrics by Esperanza Spalding

For VAM Studios

Director/Writer: Jordan Phelps

Executive Producer: Vincent Martell

Director of Photography: Greg Stephen Reigh

Gaffer: Kevin Veselka

For Manual Cinema

Editor: Sarah Fornace and Drew Dir

Storyboard: Sarah Fornace and Drew Dir

Puppets: Julia Miller and Drew Dir

Backgrounds: Drew Dir

Puppet Build Assistant: Myra Su

Puppeteers: Kasey Foster, Charlotte Long, and Leah Casey

Shadow Esperanza: Leah Casey

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