Be Still, My Foolish Heart

This past season American Ballet Theatre premiered Weren't We Fools?, with choreography and costumes by Christian Holder, set to songs by Cole Porter, including standards plus unpublished and rediscovered works. Holder explains his design, fabric, and color choices:

“I tried to capture the elegance of Porter's world. I didn't want to be trapped too literally in any particular era, but the women's costumes have an overall 1930s feel. There's a foundation of that, but

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