Whispers by the pearly gates is choreographed by Norwegian Solveig Leinan-Hermo and produced by Stellaris Dance Theatre. The premiere tour in February 2013 was organized in collaboration with Flow Productions.
Choreography, writer and director: Solveig Leinan-Hermo
Composer and sound design: Halvdan Nedrejord
Lighting design: Ainu Palmu
Costume and scenography: Heidi Kesti
Editing of the video and production co-worker: Marie Hermo Jensen
Camera: Ole Bornø
Dancers: Patrik Häggström (Sweden), Ekaterina Nikitina and Nikolay Shchetnev (Russia/Noway), Gerd Kaisa Vorren and Eivind Linn (Norway), Maria Littow and Pirjo Yli-Maunula (Finland). Solveig Leinan-Hermo features in the film. The dancers in the production are all from the Barents Region. They are either employed by Stellaris DanceTheatre, other companies or are freelancers, and they aim to meet regularly for various projects.
People communicate with each other in a landscape seemingly real for each of them. Not everything is as they believe, or the way they want the world to be.