original artists

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Wahzhazhe was produced by Randy Tinker Smith and choreographed by Jenna Smith, both of Osage descent. Roman Jasinski (Shawnee, Peoria) acted as advisor on the project. The music for the ballet was composed by Lou Brock (Osage) and Dr. Joseph Rivers and arranged by Dr. Rivers. Costumes were designed and created by Wendy Ponca (Osage) and the late Terry Wann (Osage). Backdrop designer and painter was Alexandra Ponca Stock (Osage).


Art Maker is a non-profit charitable and educational Oklahoma corporation established to support the arts, to nurture and preserve the ideals of education, culture and citizenship. Art Maker actively supports arts and humanities activities in our community.