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a multimedia opera


rewriting the 1934 Chinese silent film The Goddess

(directed by Wu Yonggang and starring film icon Ruan Lingyu)


with projection mapping, green screen technology,

live film scoring, and a new ending


conceived, designed, and directed by Michelle Sui 

in collaboration with––

set design | Phil Falino 
video design | John Bezark
lighting design | Elizabeth Stewart
costume design | Amanda Roberge
tech design | Dan Timmons

poster design | Phil Falino


music and text by Michelle Sui

produced by Kevin Alexander Gallo and Michelle Sui

production assisted by Bailey Nassetta and Sophia Treanor

performed by Michelle Sui as Ruan Lingyu



April 23, 2015

Dixon Place



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