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THE WAY OF THE RAIN

 a live multidisciplinary art performance

 

 

THE WAY OF THE RAIN was inspired by the annual monsoon rains that sustain life on the fragile landscape of the high - desert plateaus of the Southwest .This live multidisciplinary performance invites the audience to remember their physical and spiritual connection to our planets beauty and plight through paintings , music , dance ,film , light and spoken word .Conceived by environmental -artist Sibylle Szaggars Redford to explore the issue of climate change resulting in rapidly changing weather patterns , Sibylle Redford collaborates with world renowned artists to create a piece that illustrates crucial environmental dilemmas through performance art .

 

THE WAY OF THE RAIN ,INC. A NEW MEXICO NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION 

In November of 2015 Sibylle Szaggars Redford founded The Way of the Rain Non Profit Organization , which is organized exclusively for charitable , cultural and educational purposes , including the specific purpose of developing , producing and performing educational and artistic performances themed and designed to promote public awareness and support for the protection of our Earth

 

BOARD MEMBERS

Gregory Leon Baird - Christopher Bamonte - Ian Calderon - Will Calhoun - Dave Eggar - Karen Karpowich - Paul Lehr - Chuck Palmer - Charles Robert Redford - Sibylle Szaggars Redford - Marc Roberge - Robert Singer - Karsten Staiger

 

PAST PERFORMANCES

 

The Way of the Rain | Sundance | Special Event for the Americans for the Arts Round Table 

2015 September 17

Sibylle Szaggars Redford - Artistic Director 

Will Calhoun , Dave Eggar . Chuck Palmer - Composers / Music Directors 

Andrew Nemr - Choreography and Dance 

Karsten Staiger - Documentarian

Special Guest - Robert Redford 

 

 

THE WAY OF THE RAIN   | SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2015

2015 January, 26-27

Sibylle Szaggars Redford - Artistic Director 

Will Calhoun , Dave Eggar ,Chuck Palmer - Composers / Music Directors 

Desmond Richardson - Choreography and Dance 

Ron Saint Germain - Sound Design 

Steve Cohen - Director of Lighting and Projection Design 

Thomas McBee III - Art Film Camera 

Karsten Staiger - Documentarian 

Special Guests - Sussan Deyhim , Marc Roberge , Richard On , Complexions Contemporary Ballet and Robert Redford 

PRESS

SUNDANCE INSTITUDE www.sundance.org

 

Sibylle Szaggars Redford’s ‘Rain’ unleashes a flood of creativity at Sundance |

By SEAN P. MEANS | The Salt Lake Tribune

First Published Jan 25 2015

 

Sundance scene: Sibylle Szaggars Redford’s love letter to the Earth

By KATHY STEPHENSON | The Salt Lake Tribune

First Published Jan 27 2015

 

FILM MUSIC MAGAZINE  Way of the Rain (Sun)Dance

By Michael Rogers   March 30, 2015

 

SALT LAKE MAGAZINE  Sundance Review: The Way of the Rain

By   Jaime Winston  Jan 28th 2015

 

 

THE WAY OF THE RAIN | MIAMI | NATIONAL YOUNG ARTS FOUNDATION

2014 February 12

Sibylle Szaggars Redford - Artistic Director

Special Guest - Robert Redford  

Will Calhoun , Dave Eggar , Chuck Palmer - Composers / Music Director

Desmond Richardson - Choreography  

Thomas McBee III - Art Film Camera 

Gregory Leon Baird - Associate Director | Art Consultant

Steve Cohen - Director of  Lighting and Projection Design

Ron Saint Germain - Sound Design

Karsten Staiger - Documentarian 

Sibylle Szaggars Redford Debuts 'The Way of the Rain Miami'

March 14, 2014

 

2013   THE WAY OF THE RAIN  | ALBUQUERQUE | AFME FESTIVAL

Sibylle Szaggars Redford - Artistic Director 

David Thor Jonsson - Composer / Music Director 

Catherine Oppenheimer - Choreographer and National Dance Institute NM founding Artistic Director 

Ian Rosenkranz - Lighting Design 

Thomas McBee III - Art Film Camera and Projections 

Specials Guests :

Dance Company of the National Dance Institute New Mexico 

61 Children of the National Dance Institute New Mexico 

and Robert Redford 

THE WAY OF THE RAIN | PARK CITY | KIMBALL ART CENTER

Thursday, August 4, 2016

The Annual Kimball Art Center Gala precedes and honors the 47th Annual Park City Kimball Arts Festival. The Gala, held on August 4th, will take place under a tent at our new location with seating for up to 300 people, including a performance of The Way of the Rain. It will include a cocktail party to launch Sibylle Szaggars Redford’s new exhibit, featuring world renown musicians Will Calhoun, Dave Edgar, Chuck Palmer, and special guest artist Robert Redford. The exhibit Summer Rainfall - Original Rain Art by Sibylle Szaggars Redford will run in the Kimball’s Main Gallery from August 4 - September 25, 2016.

www.kimballartcenter.org/2016-gala

THE WAY OF THE RAIN  A NEW MEXICO NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION

 

JULIE DALLEY |Personal Assistant to Sibylle Szaggars Redford

PHONE |801-362-1727 | julie.dalley117@gmail.com

 

Gregory Leon Baird | Art advisor to Sibylle Szaggars Redford

PHONE |505-795-5959 | gregoryleonbaird@gmail.com

 

KARSTEN STAIGER |WEBMASTER | karstenstaiger@gmail.com