My First Lady is a dance about the most demanding, unpaid, unelected job in America - the first ladyship. In this piece for four dancers, we look at the relationship between president and wife, and the conflicts that many first ladies have struggled with in reconciling their public and private roles. We try to make sense of the Clintons by imagining Hillary and Bill as Beauty and the Beast. We explore the ways in which the wives of presidents define their role, as prison or pulpit, opportunity or pain in the ass. The original score by Chris Froh is a collage of presidential speeches and backup singers.