Dancing Through The Archives

Botany’s Breath
July 2-13th, 2013

Conception/Choreography/Directed by Kim Epifano

A one of a kind site specific performance following dancers and musicians through the Conservatory of Flower’s steamy and tropical plant-filled rooms on a transformative journey inside and outside of San Francisco’s historic greenhouse. Botany’s Breath was co-presented by EDT and Conservatory of Flowers at Golden Gate Park, SF to sold out shows.

Performance Photos

Performers: Chris Black, Alex Zendzian, Nuria Bowart, Marina Fukushima, Jesse Chin, Alicia Ruth, Zoë Klein, Colin Epstein, Kim Epifano

Behind the Scenes

Thanks to Christine Bonansea & Tim Boxell

Listen to Music by Peter Whitehead

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Composer and instrument-builder: Peter Whitehead
Musician: Norman Rutherford
Videographer: Ellen Bromberg with Ben Estabrook
Lighting Designer: Allen Wilner
Costume Designer: Elaine Hamblin
Photographers: Andy Mogg and Joseph C. Kerr
Project Assistant: Jessi Barber

Founder Kim Epifano

Bay Area leader in site-specific storytelling design for performance and methodology between art and communities.

For over 35-years Kim Epifano has been an award-winning choreographer, director, performer, vocalist, educator, collaborator and community arts organizer. Epifano is acclaimed for her interdisciplinary, site-specific works that welcome new and diverse audiences to the world of dance and create bridges of cross-cultural understanding.