Gil Sperling

video, stage and music

Oba Qween Baba King Baba

Danspace Project, March 2019

Recipient of a 2019 New York Dance and Performance Award (Bessie Award) for outstanding Visual Design (costumes, video and lighting)

Nominee for the 2019 New York Dance and Performance Awards / The Bessies in the categories of: Outstanding Production, Outstanding Performer.

Created/Directed by: Ni’Ja Whitson
Performers: The NWA Project: Kirsten Davis, Shayla-Vie Jenkins, Paloma McGregor, Ni’Ja Whitson. Featuring Djola Branner.
Process/Rehearsal Archivist: Kirsten Davis
Musician/Composer: Douglas R. Ewart
Sound Design: A.J. McClenon, Jeremy Toussaint Baptiste, and Ni’Ja Whitson
Lighting Design: Tuçe Yasak
Video Design: Gil Sperling
Costume Design: Jeanne Medina
Text & Vocal Arrangements: Ni’Ja Whitson
Objects: Ni’Ja Whitson
Dramaturgy: Sharon Bridgforth & Katherine Profeta
Video featuring artwork by: Wangechi Mutu, Gavin Jantjes