Bella Gaia Ensemble Bay Area Debut

Bella Gaia Ensemble Bay Area Debut on October 11, 2014 in San Rafael, CA : BELLA GAIA: Cosmic World Music Immersive Theatre - A Poetic Vision of Earth from Space The Full Bella Gaia Ensemble premier in the San Francisco Bay A rea at the Marin Civic Center Veterans' Memorial Auditorium: Saturday, October 11, 8 pm. Tickets now on sale — All seats reserved Come Celebrate Bella Gaia's debut CD Album, for sale only at this event! "This Music is Out of this World" - USA Today A “new form of experiential portal...to make a deeper connection with our beautiful planet” (Examiner) BELLA GAIA is an unprecedented audiovisual experience that combines NASA satellite imagery of Earth, time lapse nature photography, and cultural heritage footage with stirring live performances of dynamic music and exquisite dance from around the world. This spectacular theater presentation — with full music ensemble and world-class dancers — is unlike anything you've see. Already performed in 9 countries with over 200 performances, Bella Gaia makes its Bay Area debut, produced by Lloyd Barde Productions. Inspired by astronauts who spoke of the life changing power of seeing the Earth from space, director-composer Kenji Williams’ award winning BELLA GAIA successfully simulates the Overview Effect from space flight, by using NASA supercomputer data-visualizations to explore the relationship between humans and nature through time and space, with a “message of oneness amidst a deeply moving and shimmering soundscape that combines sacred dance with gorgeous sets and stunning imagery” (Blog Talk Radio). A beautiful closing meditation following the presentation will be led by Hallie Iglehart and Barbara Borden. BELLA GAIA is a “breathtaking audio-visual exploration that will transform your view of life on earth” (AZ Weekly) with a “sound and visual environment that mesmerizes audiences” – (Hollywood Progressive) "First ever show of its kind" - AZ Prime News "Awe-Inspiring" - Examiner “If there's any truth to the idea that beholding something splendorous can awaken the most jaded of hearts, then Bella Gaia might just be that elixir.” – (Phoenix New Times) "a sound and visual environment that mesmerizes audiences" - Hollywood Progressive "Music is Stirring, Musicians are Excellent, Dancers are Exquisite" - Cissy Segall Davis, Miller Outdoor Theatre Over 200 concerts in 9 countries including: TEDx Guggenheim Museum NYC Miller Outdoor Theatre, TX Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara, CA Winspear Opera House TX Paramount Theatre, TX Eyebeam Art & Technology Center NYC NYU Skirball Museum of Natural History NYC Smithsonian Folklife Festival Aspen Ideas Festival UNESCO California Academy of Sciences
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Cosmic World Music Immersive Theater
WHEN:Saturday October 11th 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
WHERE:Marin Civic Center Veterans’ Memorial Theater
10 Avenue of the Flags
San Rafael, CA 94903
COST:$25, $35, $50 $75 VIP, $20 students

BELLA GAIA: Cosmic World Music Immersive Theatre - A Poetic Vision of Earth from Space
The Full Bella Gaia Ensemble premier in the San Francisco Bay Area at the Marin Civic Center Veterans' Memorial Auditorium: Saturday, October 11, 8 pm. Tickets now on sale — All seats reserved
Come Celebrate Bella Gaia's debut CD Album, for sale only at this event!
"This Music is Out of this World" - USA Today

A “new form of experiential portal...to make a deeper connection with our beautiful planet” (Examiner)

BELLA GAIA is an unprecedented audiovisual experience that combines NASA satellite imagery of Earth, time lapse nature photography, and cultural heritage footage with stirring live performances of dynamic music and exquisite dance from around the world.

This spectacular theater presentation — with full music ensemble and world-class dancers — is unlike anything you've see. Already performed in 9 countries with over 200 performances, Bella Gaia makes its Bay Area debut, produced by Lloyd Barde Productions.

Inspired by astronauts who spoke of the life changing power of seeing the Earth from space, director-composer Kenji Williams’ award winning BELLA GAIA successfully simulates the Overview Effect from space flight, by using NASA supercomputer data-visualizations to explore the relationship between humans and nature through time and space, with a “message of oneness amidst a deeply moving and shimmering soundscape that combines sacred dance with gorgeous sets and stunning imagery” (Blog Talk Radio).

A beautiful closing meditation following the presentation will be led by Hallie Iglehart and Barbara Borden.

BELLA GAIA is a “breathtaking audio-visual exploration that will transform your view of life on earth” (AZ Weekly) with a “sound and visual environment that mesmerizes audiences” – (Hollywood Progressive)

"First ever show of its kind" - AZ Prime News
"Awe-Inspiring" - Examiner
“If there's any truth to the idea that beholding something splendorous can awaken the most jaded of hearts, then Bella Gaia might just be that elixir.” – (Phoenix New Times)
"a sound and visual environment that mesmerizes audiences" - Hollywood Progressive
"Music is Stirring, Musicians are Excellent, Dancers are Exquisite" - Cissy Segall Davis, Miller Outdoor Theatre

Over 200 concerts in 9 countries including:
TEDx
Guggenheim Museum NYC
Miller Outdoor Theatre, TX
Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara, CA
Winspear Opera House TX
Paramount Theatre, TX
Eyebeam Art & Technology Center NYC
NYU Skirball
Museum of Natural History NYC
Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Aspen Ideas Festival
UNESCO
California Academy of Sciences

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