A World Premiere Shed Commission
Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise tells the story of a secret sect in Flushing, Queens, that possesses the magical power to extend human life, and the twin brother and sister caught in the struggle to control it.
Directed by Chen Shi-Zheng and written by Kung Fu Pandaâs Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger, Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise features songs by Sia remixed by Bobby Krlic (a.k.a. The Haxan Cloak) and Arca, movement choreography by Akram Khan, and martial arts choreography by Zhang Jun. Photographed on June 21, 2019 in The McCourt at The Shed.
Chen Shi-Zheng Co-creator and Director
Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger Co-creators and Writers
Bobby Krlic Original Music and Remixes
Akram Khan Movement Choreographer
Zhang Jun Martial Arts Director
Tim Yip Original Production Design Concept
Mikiko Suzuki MacAdams Set Designer
Montana Levi Blanco Costume Designer
Credit: Stephanie Berger.