Passing Strange

Book and Lyrics by Stew
Music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald
Created in collaboration with Annie Dorsen
Directed by Tea Alagić
January 10, 2018February 18, 2018

Meet the Artists


Taysha Marie Canales • Sheri/Renata/Desi
Kris Coleman • Narrator
Kimberly S. Fairbanks • Mother
Savannah L. Jackson • Edwina/Marianna/Sudabey
Anthony Martinez-Briggs • Terry/Christophe/Venus
Lindsay Smiling • Mr. Franklin/Joop/Hugo
Jamar Williams • Youth
Jake Hager • Guitar/Keyboards
Amanda Morton • Keyboards / Guitar
Ellyn Heald • Bass
Ben Diamond • Drums

Production Team

Stew • Book Writer, Co-Composer and Lyricist
Heidi Rodewald • Co-Composer
Tea Alagic • Director
Scott Pask • Set Designer
Thom Weaver • Lighting Designer
Vasilija Zivanic • Costume Designer
Nick Kourtides • Sound Designer
Christopher Ash • Co-Projection Designer
Tal Yarden • Co-Projection Designer
Amanda Morton • Music Director
Constantine Baecher • Choreographer
Walter Bilderback • Dramaturg
Patreshettarlini Adams • Stage Manager
Clayton Tejada • Production Manager
Constantine Baecher

Constantine Baecher co-founded and was artistic director of Lake Tahoe Dance Festival, Copenhagen International Choreography Competition, and Denmark’s Cross Connection Ballet. He has choreographed modern and classical works for numerous companies in the USA and Europe, including Royal Danish Ballet, Columbia Ballet Collective, KUNST-Stoff, New Chamber Ballet and is the recipient of Denmark’s prestigious Albert Gaubier Prize for contribution to dance. Mr. Baecher splits his time between New York and France, where he performs as a principal with Carolyn Carlson/Theatre National de Chaillot. For television, he most recently choreographed for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and The Detour.