Sophia's Forest is the result of a continued collaboration with opera composer Lembit Beecher, with whom we produced Orpheus and Eurydice.

Developed over robotic and interactive instruments cloaked in dark shrouds, the past and present overlap on stage. 

Design Team: Zachary Kile, John Darby, Shuxin Wu, Mingxin He, Michelle Chew, Royce Perez, Jan Kwan, Roger Flores, Sen Zhang

A collaboration with composer Lembit Beecher, director Brian Staufenbiel, librettist Hannah Moscovitch, with Youngmoo Kim and his ExCITe Center.

The project was funded by the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, and supported by a residency at the Autodesk BUILD Space. 

Photographs of performance by Andrew Bogard