My Soul’s Shadow

11241614_906161002775983_7650455268243377223_n garden pan butterflies   My Soul's Shadow (2015) My Soul's Shadow is a 45 minute cinematic shadow puppet installation based on the poetry of Federico García Lorca created by Manual Cinema. The shadow projections are created using six overhead projectors, five puppeteers, two screens, and dozens of handmade paper shadow puppets. My Soul’s Shadow was created by Manual Cinema Artistic Directors Drew Dir, Sarah Fornace, Ben Kauffman, Julia Miller and Kyle Vegter Directed by Sarah Fornace Music Score and Sound Design by Kyle Vegter Installation Design by Sarah Fornace and Ben Kauffman Puppet Design by Drew Dir and Julia Miller Associate Puppet Design by Lizi Breit Music performed by Nu Deco Ensemble (nu-deco.org) Aleksandr Zhuk, violin Aaron Merrit, cello Daniel Velasco, flute Annabelle Hwang, clarinet Live Sound Effects by Kyle Vegter Sound Engineer and Production Manager Mike Usrey Puppetters: Sam Duetsch, Charlotte Long, Diane Mair, Julia Miller Puppeteer and Garcia Lorca, Jose Federico Text by Federico García Lorca Translations by Catherine Brown, Greg Simon, and Steven F. White My Soul’s Shadow also adapts Lorca’s illustrations and drawings.


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