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Milton, NC

The firemen’s stew… the general store which is now an antique shop… Main Street which is now Broad Street… the mural in the pizza place… the racetrack down the road.

Milton, MA

The Blue Hills Weather Observatory… Bent’s cookies and Thatcher Farms chocolate milk… Suffolk Resolves… 350 year centennial celebration.

Milton, WI

The new highway bypass… the now defunct Milton college… senior bowl on Mondays… the GM plant is closed… choral singing competitions.

Milton, LA

Smoked sausage from Nu Nuu’s…. the bridge over the Vermillian… crawfish….
…working off shore… solar panels in the back yard…lemon meringue pie.

Milton-Freewater, OR

Sunset over the Blues… vineyards and tastings… windmills on the ranch… Panaderia on Main street.

Winter Update

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 … Continued


MILTON in American Theatre Magazine!

We are mentioned in American Theatre Magazine‘s September edition. In “What Designers Across the Country are Looking forward to this season,” stage designer Peter Ksander talks about Milton. We are looking forward to sharing this work with other Milton towns … Continued


Milton Installation at the Granoff Center

Katie opened an interactive MILTON installation at Brown University at the Granoff Center. The installation was open December 13-17th 2014. The gallery was set up with all the elements we use in the show: floating clouds, tables with Milton artifacts and … Continued


MILTON in Providence and Beyond

We put up an installation of Milton at the beautiful Granoff Center at Brown University this December.

About Sky Over Milton

Sky Over Milton is the website connected to a larger performance project called MILTON created by Katie Pearl and Lisa D'Amour, known collectively as PearlDamour. We've been making experimental performance in big cities for many years, and in 2012, we decided to shake up our assumptions and discover an America outside of our "big city brains." We began visiting the 5 towns you see above-- together they stretch across the country like an earth-bound constellation. We are making a performance to bring back to the Miltons that tries to capture the complexity of this constellation. Since the performance cannot hold everything, we have created this website to provide a glimpse into these 5 towns, and to give Milton residents a chance to share their own points of view about life in their cities. Please explore! We’re glad you are here! New pictures and stories will be shared often throughout 2014 and 2015, so we hope you come back soon.

The slide show to your right is a window into our process of making the performance itself-- working with students across the country and locals in the different Miltons to bring together elements of sky video, objects, artifacts, and text inspired by our conversations.