The Dutch lighting designer WIJNAND VAN DER HORST graduated in 1996 in Theatre Electronics and Technology. He first started working as a lighting technician in the world of theater and entertainment and worked on all different kind of productions. In 2004 he specialized in creating light designs for opera, ballet and theater productions. But also events, exhibitions and architectural lighting is part of his field of work.

FRANS WILLEM DE HAAS studied drama at the University of  Amsterdam and Musiktheatre at the Maximilian University of Munich and works since 1996 mainly as an assistant director and director in opera.

The costume designer FLORENCE VON GERKAN was born in Hamburg and studied costume design at the University of Arts Berlin with Prof. Martin Rupprecht.

Her first original creations led the artist by way of King Lear back to Hamburg, at the famous Thalia Theatre, to begin a long-lasting partnership with director Jürgen Flimm and stage designer Erich Wonder. She went on to create the costume design for many international productions in Zürich and Vienna; in Bayreuth she worked with Flimm and Wonder on Der Ring des Nibelungen by Wagner.

THUNDERCAT is the alter ego of virtuosic bassist / singer Stephen Bruner.

The South Los Angeles-native has released two critically acclaimed full length albums on Brainfeeder Records since 2011, and last year saw the release of widely praised mini-album The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam.

Five outstanding contemporary female stars celebrate the legacies of four iconic and unforgettable women whose talents and pioneering spirit live on.

Daniel Corral is a composer and multi-instrumentalist born and raised in Eagle River, Alaska. Now living in Los Angeles, his unique voice finds outlet in accordion orchestras, puppet operas, handmade music boxes, microtonal electronic, sound installations, chamber music, and inter-disciplinary collaborations.


Andrew Lessman is a drummer and composer based in Los Angeles, by way of San Diego and Chicago. Since graduating from CalArts in 2009, he has toured extensively throughout Europe and North America, establishing himself as a rhythmic force with a wide range of artists spanning indie rock (The Wedding Present, Incan Abraham) to singer-songwriters (Simone White, Dorian Wood) and progressive jazz (Vinny Golia Sextet).