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Developed during a residency at the Rockefeller Bros Fund Pocantico center January 2023

NightBirds is an assemblage of revolutionary 20th–century composer Olivier Messiaen’s work. Through music and dance, NightBirds invites the audience to reckon with the current climate crisis and examine their interactions with the natural world.

Directed and conceived by James Danner; choreographed by Amanda Hameline; music direction and piano by Matthew Odell; vocals by Bridget Haile; danced by Jesse Barnett, Sierra Hendrix, A’Lexus Crooms, Anna Hull, and Michael Parmelee.

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