Malachi Roth

Malachi Roth has written and directed two short films, “Plain English,” sponsored by the School of Visual Arts, and “Sour Instinct,” which was named best experimental film in the 1994 Philadelphia International Film Festival. Since graduating from the Tyler School of Art in 1990, where he studied graphic design, he has lived in New York City. He has been working on Limón: a Life Beyond Words for four years. He assembled the professional personnel for this project, developed the script, which integrated Limón’s unfinished autobiography and other writings and has also been the primary editor.

Ann Vachon

Ann Vachon performed with the Jóse Limón Dance Company over a period of twenty years, and directed the Philadelphia-based modern dance company, Dance Conduit, from 1981 to 1993. She is a professor of dance at Temple University, where she teaches choreography, Limón technique and repertory, and Dance on Video. In 1995 the Smithsonian Institution Press published her book, Poland 1946: the Photographs and Letters of John Vachon. She initiated Limón: a Life Beyond Words, researched archival materials, contacted the interview subjects, conducted most of the interviews, and collaborated on the treatment, script, and narration.

Jeff Levy-Hinte

Director of Post 391, an AVID Editing facility in New York City, and a producer on High Art, Levy-Hinte was the editor on the acclaimed When We Were Kings, among other projects.

Aaron Dawley
Director of Photography

A graduate of the film program at SUNY/Purchase, Dawley works in various professional capacities in the film profession, primarily as grip or assistant cameraman, on independent feature films, music videos and PSA’s. He shot contemporary material for Limón: a Life Beyond Words, including interviews, rehearsals and performances.

Matthew Sigal
Sound Engineer

Sigal is a location sound mixer and sound engineer, who has worked on feature and documentary films, television, and commercials.


Malachi Roth
Ann Vachon