Pearl Damour


MILTON in Milton, MA!
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

The MILTON project began with a trip to Milton, MA– it’s where we really started to figure out the questions we wanted to ask people, and it’s where we first experienced the kind of hospitality that characterizes our time in the Miltons.  We still remember Maritta Cronin serving us chocolate milk (now referenced in the first […]

ART, Milton and NPN
Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

American Repertory Theater and the Harvard Center for the Environment have commissioned PearlDamour to create a new performance work about climate change and the ocean.  We’ve just begun meeting with oceanographers, archeologist and environmental scientists to begin work on the project.  In addition, Katie is leading a year-long program of arts activities and civic dialogue […]

A very full fall
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Hi friends, we are writing this post as we prepare for 4 big events in the next two months.  First, after 3 years of prepping and planning, we are finally producing our site-specific spectacle LOST IN THE MEADOW on an 80-acre field at the Longwood Gardens Botanical Conservatory outside Philadelphia.  The show was commissioned by […]

Spring Update
Monday, May 4th, 2015

PearlDamour was in the New York Times last March! Click here to read the The Sunday Times that talks about MILTON and Lisa’s upcoming play AIRLINE HIGHWAY.  Melena Ryzick from the New York Times travelled to Milton, NC last August with a photographer to follow our work on the show. Be sure to watch the […]

Winter Update
Thursday, February 12th, 2015

There is no hibernating for us this winter. Lisa is jumping around from Durham/Washington D.C./New York, while Katie completes her MFA in Brown University’s Writing for Performance program in Providence. We will be excited to reconnect with you later in 2015 for new developments with Milton and How to Build a Forest… lots bubbling for both projects. Currently, we […]

Heading into 2015
Sunday, January 4th, 2015

PearlDamour is beginning the new year in major planning mode. Katie is heading to Seattle this month to start laying the groundwork for a major residency PearlDamour will be doing at the University of Washington School of Drama, where we will be working with students on a spin-off of the MILTON project, to be developed […]

PearlDamour in December!
Thursday, December 18th, 2014

This has been a wonderful year for PearlDamour.   Much of it was spent focusing on MILTON, our project where we’ve been traveling to 5 small towns named Milton around the country, researching and building a performance while also using our art-making to catalyze and support community conversation (Learn more at our project website […]

Updates on PearlDamour!
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

PearlDamour is carrying on with MILTON this fall– Katie was in both Milton, MA and MIlton, WI recently, continuing to work with community partners on getting the show to town, and Lisa (with community engagement strategist Ashley Sparks) is heading to Milton, NC to do follow up work with them about establishing an annual performance […]

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Please CLICK THE HEADING ABOVE to get to the link that will take you to our SKY OVER MILTON site, which contains everything you need to know about the premiere of our latest show MILTON at the Woman’s Club in Milton, NC.  And here are some targeted links: ticket information and showtimes, performance description, information […]

Berkeley Rep Ground Floor
Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Katie, Lisa, Jim and Brendan are in residence at Berkeley Rep for two weeks to put the finishing touches on the MILTON performance before we premiere the show in Milton, NC in August.  We are polishing the script and music, and spending a lot of time on the video design for the piece, which features […]

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