Degenerate Art Ensemble

Predator SongstressDec 3-Dec 5

DATE HAS PASSED 8:00PM • Merrill Wright Main Stage

Thu – Sat | Dec 3 – 5 | 8pm
Sun | Dec 6 | 5pm

Please note: Tickets are no longer available online. Please call the Box Office at 206.217.9888 for information about the wait list.

A fierce band of local artists presents an intensely visual, music-driven theatrical event—a modern-day fairy tale of an anti-heroine in search of her stolen voice, set in a world where the tools that are used to stifle and control are appropriated as means for individual realization. Prepare your eyes and ears for otherworldly visuals, gorgeous vocals, incredible costumes, merrily creepy earworms, and a singular butoh-meets-anime vision.

Featuring Haruko Crow Nishimura, Douglass Ridings, Okanomodé Soulchilde, Joshua Kohl, Benjamin Marx, and Paris Hurley. Video by Leo Mayberry & Ian Lucero. Costumes by Alenka Loesch. Scenic design by Neal Wilkinson. Video Production design by Elizabeth Jameson. Light design by Ben Zamora. Photography by Bruce Clayton Tom.


Degenerate Art Ensemble is a Seattle-based multi-disciplinary performance company led by composer Joshua Kohl and dancer Haruko Crow Nishimura. A performing company as well as a band, they create theatrical works, rock shows, orchestral concerts, and street spectacles. They often collaborate with other artists, including a recent production with Kronos Quartet. Inspired by punk, comics, cinema, and beautiful nightmares, they are a mainstay of the Seattle art scene.

Predator Songstress is supported by the OtB Performance Production Program.

Dec 8, 2015
The Predator Songstress was a performance of contrasts. The Songstress, a woman of a 1000 facial expressions, portrayed a depth of feeling and the life in her eyes told of a story of loss.  The intensity of the acting and beauty of the dance...

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