Tag Archive for Jacob’s Pillow

Gauthier Dance Makes U.S. Debut at Jacob’s Pillow

Rosario Guerra of Gauthier Dance in 'Ballet 101' (photo Regina Brocke)

(BECKET, Mass.) – Gauthier Dance//Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart, the dynamic resident contemporary dance company of the Theaterhaus Stuttgart in Germany, will appear in its full company U.S. debut engagement in the Doris Duke Theatre at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival from Wednesday, July 22, through Sunday, July 26, 2015. The program includes music by Dean Martin,…

Ira Glass, Benjamin Millepied, Dorrance Dance with Toshi Reagon, Martha Graham Dance, NDT2, and LINES at Jacob’s Pillow Summer 2015

Honji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez in 'Monchichi' (photo Nika Kramer)

(BECKET, Mass.) – Highlights of summer 2015 at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival include “Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host,” a special dance and radio stage production starring public radio’s Ira Glass with Monica Bill Barnes; the return of Nederlands Dans Theater 2 (NDT2); Alonzo King LINES Ballet; Dorrance Dance with Toshi Reagon; and the…

Choreographer Kyle Abraham to Unveil New Work at MASS MoCA

Kyle Abraham The Watershed 2

(NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – Choreographer/dancer Kyle Abraham and his ensemble, Abraham.In.Motion, will unveil “The Watershed,” a new, evening-length work in Abraham’s signature blend of classical form, postmodern invention, and urban influences in the Hunter Center at MASS MoCA on Saturday, October 18, at 8pm, and Sunday, October 19, at 3pm. Tackling subject matter from the…

(Dance Review) LeeSaar The Company, Jacob’s Pillow, 8.20.14

Candice Schnurr of LeeSaar The Company in 'Grass and Jackals' (photo Jamie Kraus)

  LeeSaar The Company Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Becket, Mass. Wednesday-Sunday, August 20-24, 2014 Review by Seth Rogovoy (BECKET, Mass., Thursday, August 21, 2014) – They apparently saved the best for last this season at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, as LeeSaar The Company dazzled in its evening length production of “Grass and Jackals” in the…

Aspen Santa Fe, LeeSaar and More to Bring Down Curtain at Jacob’s Pillow

LeeSaar the Company (photo Denise Cerniglia)

(BECKET, Mass.) – While Aspen Santa Fe Ballet and LeeSaar The Company both perform from Wednesday, August 20, through Sunday, August 24, 2014 – in the Ted Shawn Theatre and the Doris Duke Theatre, respectively – the curtain officially comes down on the 2014 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival with a Festival Finale event on Saturday,…

Contemporary Brazilian Troupe to Unveil World Premiere at Jacob’s Pillow

Scene from 'Na Pista' (photo Gregory Lorenzutti)

(BECKET, Mass.) – The street life of Rio will pervade Jacob’s Pillow this week when Companhia Urbana de Dança returns for a five-show engagement in the Ted Shawn Theatre from Wednesday, August 13, through Sunday, August 16, 2014. The troupe brings a program of contemporary hip-hop dances never before seen by Pillow audiences, including the thought-provoking,…

Dance-Theatre Work ‘Stardust’ by David Roussève/REALITY Premieres at Jacob’s Pillow

Scene from 'Stardust' (photo Yi-Chun Wu)

(BECKET, Mass.) – Bringing a contemporary variation on the traditional coming of age story, David Roussève/REALITY comes to Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival with the company’s latest dance-theatre work, Stardust, running from Wednesday, August 6, through Sunday, August 10, 2014, in the Doris Duke Theatre. The 80-minute piece explores the world of a young, gay, African-American…