Length: 30 minutes
Music: Igor Stravinsky, "Firebird"
Lighting: David Finley
Costumes: Pilar Limosner
Set: Harry Feiner
"In Russian folktale as in Navajo legend the gift of the feather from the golden bird brings power to man to overcome evil and be reborn. This universal theme is the basis of the piece."
-- Pascal Rioult
Firebird was commissioned by the American Dance Festival, with support from the Doris Duke Awards for New Work and the Altria Group, Inc., with additional co-commissioning support from Cal Performances and was completed with funding from the Kenneth French Fund for New Works.