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The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic ()

Produced by

Art Basel and deSingel and Holland Festival and Manchester International Festival and Salford City Council and Teatro Real Madrid and Theater Basel

Presented by

The Luminato Festival

Co-Creators: Marina Abramovic and Robert Wilson
Director: Robert Wilson


Bluma Appel Theatre


June 14th, 2013 – June 17th, 2013


This groundbreaking achievement, tracing Abramovic’s journey from her troubled Serbian childhood to her ascension to the world’s artistic elite, makes its North American debut at the Luminato Festival. (


Marina Abramovic Performer
Antony Performer
Willem Dafoe Performer
Amanda Coogan Performer
Andrew Gilchrist Performer
Christopher Nell Performer
Elke Luyten Performer
Kira O’Reilly Performer
Carlos Soto Performer
Svetlana Spajic Performer
James Antony Rizzi Performer
Nico Vascellari Performer
Minja Nikolic Performer
Dragana Tomic Performer
Zorana Bantic Performer

Creative Team

Marina Abramovic Co-Creator
Robert Wilson Co-Creator
Robert Wilson Director
Antony Music Director
Antony Composer
William Basinksi Composer
Svetlana Spajic Composer
Svetlana Spajic Lyricist
Antony Lyricist
Robert Wilson Designer
Ann-Christin Rommen Director
Wolfgang Wiens Dramaturge
AJ Weissbard Dramaturge
Nick Sagar Sound Designer
Joey Cheng Makeup Design
Tomasz Jeziorksi Video Designer
Annick Lavallee-Benny Assistant Set Designer
Julia von Leliwa Assistant Costume Designer
Jacques Reynaud Costume Designer
Yevgeniya Falkovich Assistant Director


Doug Wieselman Guitar / Clarinet / Percussion
Gael Rakotondrabe Piano / Repititeur / Percussion
Matmos Electronics / Percussion
Oren Bloedow Guitar / Bass


Dan Bora Musical Supervision
Jane Rosenbaum Company Stage Manager
Louise Martin Deputy Stage Manager
Rosalind Chapelle Deputy Stage Manager
Nan Shepherd Assistant Stage Manager
Lynsey Peisinger Prompter
Natalia Leniartek Make-up Artist
Shanti Freed Wardrobe Supervisor
Wee Cheng Low Lighting Board Operator
Wee Cheng Low Lightig Programmer
Marcello Lumaca Production Electrician
Richie Schnider AV Operator
Jon Clarence Sound Operator
Amy Spencer Sound Number 2
Martin Wallace Monitor Sound
Danny Hones Technical Manager
Ray Salverda Production Manager
Karen Rodd Props Builder
Nancy Hawkins Wardrobe Coordinator
Mary-Jo Carter Dodd Wardrobe Buyer
Sam Collins Consulting Production Manager
Julian Mommert Assistant to Robert Wilson
Andreja Kovač Directing Intern
Naomi Campbell Producer