WHISTLEBLOWER was commissioned by DIXON PLACE and co-produced by Mark Dendy and Stephen Donovan. It received it’s world premiere at DIXON PLACE, NYC in September 2015.
WHEN LIFE SUCKS JUST BLOW - Stephen Donovan
WHEN THE WORLD SUCKS JUST BLOW! Chelsea Manning WHISTLEBLOWER - The world premiere of a radical new dance theater work set inside the mind of WHISTLEBLOWER Bradley/Chelsea Manning as (s)he awaits court-martialing & sentencing after leaking state secrets.who/what/where/when Bessie and Obie Award Winning choreographer Mark Dendy's latest work Whistleblower takes place in the mind of Chelsea Manning at the moment of her sentencing in a controversial trial in which she was found guilty of espionage for leaking proof of US war crimes.
WRITTEN & DIRECTED by Mark Dendy
CHOREOGRAPHED by Mark Dendy in collaboration with the company
ORIGINAL MUSIC by Heather Christian
LYRICS by Mark Dendy
CAST Christopher Bell, Liv Bruce, Mark Dendy, Stephen Donovan, Rebecca Lubart and Mei Yamanaka