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Meet the Artist: Holly Hynes

Meet the Artist: Holly Hynes

Costume Designer Holly Hynes on Christopher Wheeldon’s Number Nine

Holly Hynes offers a lively account of her rise to prominence as Director of Costumes for New York City Ballet and a leading authority in the reproduction of important ballet works. She describes her commission to design costumes for Wheeldon, elaborating on the process from inception to premiere performance. During a spirited Q&A with the audience, she shares anecdotes from her rich experience.

Header Image: Dores André and Myles Thatcher in Wheeldon’s Number Nine© // © Erik Tomasson