Christine Joly de Lotbiniere

illuminated – Michael Mazzola

Michael Mazzola lit all three premieres, by Olivier Wevers, of the Casting the First Rock in Twenty-Twelve program, as he has each Whim W’Him production to date. The lighting conception for the witty and playful Flower Festival is both deceptively [...]

2018-02-13T17:03:14-08:00February 4th, 2012|

designing – Mark Zappone

An adventuresome soul, Mark Zappone, creator of the costumes for Olivier Wever's new Flower Festival, has traveled the world over in pursuit of his craft. One opportunity leads to another, an interest in everything around him drives him on, and [...]

2018-02-13T09:49:53-08:00January 17th, 2012|

testing-first steps on thrOwn set

Today was an exciting rehearsal. Everyone was "on," in an upbeat mood, both making jokes and ready to work hard. The first time in the house for this production. And then there was the lovely preview in the Seattle Times [...]

2018-02-13T16:50:34-08:00January 16th, 2012|

teasing – la langue de l’amour

La Langue de l'amour is a frothy, sassy, provocative little solo in the tradition of last year's hit Coquette. Choreographed last fall by Whim W'Him's Olivier Wevers, it premiered in November 2011 as part of a New Orleans Ballet Association [...]

2018-02-08T17:20:21-08:00January 4th, 2012|