Her Door to the Sky
Pacific Northwest Ballet performing Her Door to the Sky
Photo by Hayim Heron

Premiered in
2016

Dancers
10 (5 men, 5 women)

Length
21 minutes

Commissioned by
Pacific Northwest Ballet and Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

Restaged on
Pacific Northwest Ballet (2017)

Notes
2017 marks the centennial celebration of legendary American painter Georgia O'Keeffe's first solo exhibition in New York. Her Door to the Skyis inspired by O'Keeffe's Patio Door series that she painted between 1946-1956.


“a work that creates a sort of celestial mood, like it's floating on a cloud.”
- Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times, March 20, 2017
“a rushing flow of smooth, kaleidoscopic movement.”
- Philippa Kiraly, The SunBreak, March 19, 2017
“The piece has the feeling of a dream, a story not quite told.”
- Deborah Jowitt, ArtsJournal, August 28, 2016

Music
Benjamin Britten

Set Design
Jessica Lang

Costume Design
Bradon McDonald

Lighting Design
Nicole Pearce

Past Performances
March 17-26, 2017Seattle, WAMore Info
November 3-12, 2017Seattle, WAMore Info
Reviews
March 23, 2017Seattle DancesMore Info
March 22, 2017Seattle WeeklyMore Info
March 20, 2017Seattle TimesMore Info
March 20, 2017SeattlePiMore Info
March 19, 2017The SunBreakMore Info
August 28, 2016ArtsJournalMore Info
August 26, 2016MassLiveMore Info
 
Articles
March 8, 2017Seattle TimesMore Info