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Culture Project’s Women Center Stage Festival Presents: A Dance Theater adaptation of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictee
March 20, 2012 @ 11:30 pm - March 22, 2012 @ 12:30 am
Dictee: bells fall a peal to sky
Conceived and performed by Soomi Kim
Directed by Suzi Takahashi
By using the code AF1516 before March 16, $15 tickets for any event in the Festival, limited to 4 tickets per performance.
Adapted from the groundbreaking literary collage by late Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, DICTEE intertwines the stories of ordinary, mythic, and martyred women—including Korean revolutionary Yu Guan Soon, Joan of Arc, Demeter and Persephone,as well as Cha herself. Korean born, NYC-based performer Soomi Kim uses movement, video, and original music to transpose Cha’s postmodern poetry to the stage .Dictee: bells fall a peal to sky is based on the bookDictee, by Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, copyright The Regents of the University of California, courtesy of the University of California, BerkeleyArt Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Featuring Kiyoko Kashiwagi and Diana Oh
Music by Jen Shyu
Additional music by Adam Rogers
Lighting design by Lucrecia Briceno
Video by Eric JiajuLee
AD/SM Leta Tremblay
Also featuring works by Korean American Female artists