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RIVER OF DREAMS

directed by Diane Espaldon

October 13 - November 6, 1994

 

Stories are based on the personal stories of Pone Suryadhay, Luu Pham, and Thonnara Hing who came from Southeast Asia.

 

LAND OF A MILLION ELEPHANTS


by R.A. SHIOMI
directed by MARTHA JOHNSON
choreography by SANDRA J. AGUSTIN & PONE SURYADHAY
music by NATASINH NATIONAL LAO DANCE & MUSIC OF IOWA

 

CAST


 

CONNIE
BUENO

Mali

E.E.
BALCOS

Father

MINNA
HONG

Aunt

PAUL H.
JUHN

Chay

SANDRA J.
AGUSTIN

Narrator

 
 
 

LUU
PHAM

Ensemble

KATHRYN HAE
RYUN LEO

Ensemble

LE
VAN TIEN

Ensemble

MASANARI KAWAHARA

Ensemble

HUI-MEI
CHANG

Ensemble

 
 

CONSECRATION


by LUU PHAM
directed by RICK SHIOMI
choreography by SANDRA J. AGUSTIN 
music by LONG THANH NGUYEN

 

CAST


 

LUU
PHAM

Minh

SANDRA J.
AGUSTIN

Mi-Yeu

CONNIE
BUENO

Young Mi-Yeu

PAUL H.
JUHN

Manh

MASANARA
KAWAHARA

Mac

 
 
 

KATHRYN HAE
RYUN LEO

Mai

 
 

RIVER OF LIFE


by R.A. SHIOMI & THONNARA HING
directed by RICK SHIOMI
choreography by THONNARA HING & RACHANA KHIEU
khmer words and lyrics by THONNARA HING
music by BUN LOEUNG & THONNARA HING

 

CAST


 

THONNARA
HING

Kemara

RACHANA
KHIEU

Tevy

E.E.
BALCOS

Agent

PAUL H.
JUHN

Manager

SANDRA J.
AGUSTIN

Chorus

 
 
 

MINNA
HONG

Chorus

CONNIE
BUENO

Ensemble

LE
VAN TIEN

Ensemble

LUU
PHAM

Ensemble

KATHRYN HAE
RYUN LEO

Ensemble

 
 
 

MASANARI
KAWAHARA

Ensemble

HUI-MEI
CHANG

Ensemble

SARIN
BUN

Dancer

TYDA
SAM

Dancer

CHUNEE
YAN

Dancer

 
 
 

MAO
NAO

Dancer

BUN
LOEUNG

Musician

DICK
HENSOLD

Musician

THOEUN
MOEN

Musician

ROTHANA
WALBOLD

Singer

 
 
 

YA
PHORN

Singer

DHANN
POLNAU

Mask Maker

 
 

Production TEAM


 

BOB
SCHATT

Stage
Manager

JUSTIN E.
WOODS

Assistant Stage Manager

ERIK C.
PETERSON

Scenic Designer & Technical Director

OANH
NYSTROM

Costume Designer

RICHARD A.
WILSON

Lighting Designer

 
 
 

SCOTT
EDWARDS

Sound
Designer

KEITH
LEE

Light
Operator

DENNIS
ALESANDRO

Sound
Operator

STEPHEN
REUFF

Lighting Assistant

JACQUELYN
AMERICA

Make-up
Artist

 
 
 

NELSON
WILLIAMS

Make-up
Artist

MARTHA
JOHNSON

Artistic Associate

SANDRA J.
AGUSTIN

Artistic Associate

PONE
SURYADHAY

Traditional
Artist

THONNARA
HING

Traditional
Artist

 
 
 

RACHANA
KHIEU

Traditional
Artists

BUN
LOEUNG

Traditional
Artists

LONG THANH
NGUYEN

Traditional
Artists

ROSE
CHU

Backstage
Crew

LEEANNE
DEDO

Backstage
Crew

 
 
 

MALAY
OUK

Backstage
Crew

KATHY
HADDAD

Backstage
Crew

 
 

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