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circus cast of Birdhouse Factory

Cast and Creative Team

Birdhouse Factory is performed by an international touring cast of ten artists and supported by a technical crew of five.  The Birdhouse Factory stage brings together cast members from Israel, Russia, Canada and Guatemala, Mongolia, the U.S. and Turkmenistan who collaborate to perform astounding acrobatic feats while telling a story of hope.

Artists

Wes Hatfield, Lindsey Covarrubias, Elena Sanders, Brooke Neilson, Michael Rubino, Chase Culp, Thom Wall, Cornell Freeney, Julian Callari, Daniel Babilonia, Garrett Allen

Stage Technicians

Rachel Lantow, Joe D’Emilio, Leo Hidalgo

Creative team

PRODUCERS: Chris and Aida Lashua

CO-DIRECTORS: Chris Lashua, Aloysia Gavre, Rex Camphuis, Sam Payne, Sandra Feusi

CHOREOGRAPHER: Aloysia Gavre

COSTUME DESIGNER: Aloysia Gavre with additional designs by Lisa Ragatz and Kalin Henning

COMPOSERS: Cody and Julia Westheimer

DRAMATURGE: Steven Ragatz

LIGHTING DESIGNER: Heather Basarab with tour lighting by Anthony Powers and Joe D’Emilio

SCENIC DESIGNER: Sean Riley

MACHINE DESIGNERS: Chris Lashua and Sean Riley

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