Light Hand

"Light Hand" a traveling textile dance performance premiered at Berger Park Cultural Center in May, 2018.

This video shows 15 minutes from the 50 minute piece.

The Light Hand Team
Rachel Damon – Director and Designer
Performers/Collaborators – Katie Matteson Campana, Catherine Hepler, Amanda Ramirez, Megan Rhyme, Dylan Roth, Gretchen Soechting, Laura Tennal
Ryan Ingebritsen – Composer
Nadine Lollino – Costume Design and Construction
Sarah Lackner – Lighting Design and Installation
Matt Griffo – Recording Engineer and Videographer
Leyla I. Royale – Cellist
Matthew Gregory Hollis – Photography
Melanie Williams – Stagehand
Knitters – Rachel Damon, Katie Matteson Campana, Gretchen Soechting, Laura Tennal
Docent Dancers – Megan Rhyme, Catherine Hepler, Katie Matteson Campana

Special thanks Adam Shalzi, Molly Hillson, Aurora Tabar, Leyla I. Royale, Michelle Burger Modrzejewski, David Sopchik, the staff of Loyola Park, Berger Park, and the Chicago Park District

This project has been supported by The Saints, High Concept Labs, The Chicago Community Trust, The MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, The Chicago Park District, The Illinois Arts Council Agency, The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Forefront, and many generous donors. Light Hand is presented as part of the Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Parks series, supported by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Synapse Arts is in residency at Loyola Park and Berger Park through the Chicago Park District's Arts Partners in Residence Program, which unites artists and communities in Chicago's parks.

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