A GALLIM debut film by Andrea Miller and HELIX Films, presented by Northrop at the University of Minnesota.
*with special appearances by Mateo and Noa Rengifo-Miller
Story by Ben Stamper and Andrea Miller
Directed by Ben Stamper & Andrea Miller
Choreography by Andrea Miller*
*with collaboration from the cast of BOAT stage and film
Text from "The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane (1898)
GALLIM Company Manager & Studio Crew Chief: Anna McDunn
Costumes: Andrea Miller
Wardrobe: Anna McDunn
Producer: Stephani DeLuca
Production Design: Ben Stamper
Production Manager: Jeanette Bonner
Connecticut scouting and support: Carly and Caroline Callahan
Director of Photography: Andrew Michael Ellis
Assistant Camera: Sebastian Larossa Rogers, Sam Rob Wood
Production Sound Mixer: Blake Goldberg
Production Assistant: Ernest Felton Baker
Additional cinematography by Ben Stamper and Ernest Felton Baker
Footage and audio of children provided by Andrea Miller
Production Support: Mike Faba, Ali Lane
Medic & COVID-19 Safety Compliance Provided by ParaDocs
Music Composed by Arvo Pärt
III. Salve Regina
“Berliner Messe: "Gloria” & “Salve Regina” performed by
Twin Cities-based PopUp Choir and University of Minneapolis
Organ Director Dean Billmeyer.
“Fratres”, performed by Gidon Kremer and Keith Jarrett.
Used by arrangement with ECM Records.
All musical compositions used with permission of
Universal Edition EG, Vienna, www.universaledition.com
Organist: Dean Billmeyer
PopUp Choir, Music Director: Michael Jeffrey
PopUp Choir, Producer: Jonathan Guyton
PopUp Choir singers:
Bethany Battafarano, Kristina Butler, Gabrielle Doran, Rachel Farhi, Heather Ford
Alyssa Anderson, Jennifer Dusek, Ingrid Elzey, Kris Kautzman,
Mary Kate Maney
Zachary Busch, Jonathan Guyton, WIliam Mills, Eric Smith, Bryan Wells
Joseph Kastner, Mark Henning, Taylor Quinn, Josué Silva, Shane Wilson
Audio Supervisor: Brad Kern
Choir mix by Brad Kern
Minneapolis Crew for choir footage:
Cinematographer & Director of Production: Jeff Nohner
Gimbal & Cinematographer: Damian Kussian
Cinematographer: Rita Nohner
BOAT was filmed in the GALLIM Studio at the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew, Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, NY,
and on location at Killam’s Point, Branford, CT; Surf Club Beach, Madison, CT;
and Bayley Seton Hospital, Staten Island, NY.
Film adaptation commissioned by Northrop at the University of Minnesota, 2020
Theatrical commission by the Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2016,
and reworked for The Ted Shawn Theatre, Jacob’s Pillow, 2019
GALLIM is generously supported by the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Arnhold Foundation,
the Shubert Foundation, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs,
the New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, First Republic Bank,
the Dance/NYC Dance Advancement Fund, the Jerome Robbins Foundation,
the New York Community Trust, and the Harkness Foundation for Dance.
GALLIM gratefully acknowledges the individual donors who support our creativity and work.
GALLIM would like to express our special gratitude to Kristen Brogdon and her team
at Northrop at the University of Minnesota for being the strongest imaginable advocates
for artists during this most difficult year of our collective experience. Thank you!
For support of the ambitious and successful production of BOAT, many thanks go to:
Carly Callahan and Caroline Callahan
The Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew
Stephani DeLuca and Scott Dougan
First Congregational Church of Branford, CT
Juan Rengifo Borrero
Michael Rosenthal and Irena Tocino
The Residents of Killam’s Point, CT
Surf Club Park
About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.