John Jesurun, a 1996 recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship, is a playwright, director and designer whose presentations combine elements of language, film, architectural space and media. His play Faust/How I Rose will be presented by the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave Festival in Fall 2004. He has received a ‘Bessie’ (for his serial play Chang In A Void Moon) an ‘Obie’ (for Deep Sleep), and numerous grants and commissions, including the BAM/Lucent Technologies Arts in Multimedia grant.
Zeena Parkins, composer/performer/sound artist, is currently touring internationally with Björk, performing on acoustic harp and her pioneering one-of-a-kind electric harp. She has created numerous scores for film, video, chamber orchestra, theater and, especially, dance—receiving a ‘Bessie’ award for her score for Jennifer Monson's Sender. Her music melds and highlights opposites, blurring boundaries between improvised and composed, acoustic and electric, digital and analog, and processed and concrete sounds. She has collaborated with Greenberg since 1991.
Michael Stiller has lit the work of choreographers and theater artists across the United States, Europe and South America. He has created lighting designs for all of Dance By Neil Greenberg’s productions since 1991, and received a 1995 ‘Bessie’ Award for his work on Not-About-AIDS-Dance. He has also served as designer or lighting director for concerts, talk shows, music videos and films, and brings to Partial View his special expertise in lighting for both the stage and the camera.