"I use a lot of repetition. And it becomes a filmic way of talking because as you put the same image after the other, even though it’s the exact identical image, everyone sees something changing from one image to the next."
"Katya digs trenches in Leningrad (Pantomime 7/I)," production still (2003)
"It was this horrific event that I found very compelling, which raised a number of questions- one of which had to do with cultural assimilation And I looked at the event as I often do in terms of its surrounding conditions...not to go to the musical itself or the Chechnyan or Russian situation, but to work with the novel as material I could project onto."
- Catherine Sullivan