Tag Archive for Jacob’s Pillow

Evening-Length Work Fuses Urban and Classical Influences at Jacob’s Pillow

KYLE ABRAHAM PAVEMENT

(BECKET, Mass.) – Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion will perform its evening-length dance piece, Pavement, about the decline of inner-city black neighborhoods in Pittsburgh, in the Doris Duke Theatre at Jacob’s Pillow from Wednesday, August 21, through Sunday, August 25, 2013.  The diverse music used in the work range from classical greats such as Johann Christian Bach and…

Montreal Troupe Dances to Live Steve Reich Score at Jacob’s Pillow

La Vie que Bat

(BECKET, Mass.) – O Vertigo Danse and members of the Québec Contemporary Music Society bring La Vie Qui Bat (The Beat of Life), a powerful multi-disciplinary work, to the Ted Shawn Theatre at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, from Wednesday, August 7 through Sunday, August 11, 2013. Founded by renowned choreographer Ginette Laurin in 1984, O…

New Israeli Dance Company Makes U.S. Debut at Jacob’s Pillow

Sharon Eyal

(BECKET, Mass.) – L-E-V, the contemporary dance company founded by Israel-based co-creators and artistic directors Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar, will make its U.S. debut in the Ted Shawn Theatre at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival from Wednesday, July 24, to Sunday, July 28, 2013. The company performs the U.S. premiere of HOUSE, a hypnotic evening-length…

Companies Dance in Honor of OUT Weekend at Jacob’s Pillow

Tere O'Connor Dance

    (BECKET, Mass.) – Contemporary ballet company Ballet BC from Vancouver and post-modern group Tere O’Connor Dance of New York City are at Jacob’s Pillow Dance from Wednesday, July 17, 2013, through Sunday, July 21, 2013. Led by artistic director Emily Molnar, Ballet BC performs three U.S. premieres: A.U.R.A. (Anarchist Unit Related to Art)…

(Dance Review) Brian Brooks Moving Company, Jacob’s Pillow, 7.10.13

Brian Brooks Moving Company (photo Christopher Duggan, courtesy Jacob's Pillow)

Brian Brooks Moving Company Jacob’s Pillow Dance July 10-14, 2013 Review by Seth Rogovoy (BECKET, Mass., July 10, 2013) – In a funny way, this weekend’s program in the Doris Duke Theatre at Jacob’s Pillow Dance featuring the Brian Brooks Moving Company is almost like a rejoinder to a dance seen on the Ted Shawn stage…

BerkshireWeekend Cultural Preview, July 10-14, 2013

Brian Brooks Moving Company; photo Matthew Murphy, courtesy of Jacob's Pillow Dance

  BRIAN BROOKS MOVING COMPANY at JACOB’S PILLOW  (BECKET, Mass.) – The dynamic contemporary dance ensemble Brian Brooks Moving Company presents a daring program featuring larger-than-life stage design, bold costuming, and full-out movement in the Doris Duke Theatre at Jacob’s Pillow Dance from Wednesday, July 10 to Sunday, July 14, 2013. Led by choreographer and…

Brian Brooks Moving Company Coming to Jacob’s Pillow

Brian Brooks Moving Company; photo Matthew Murphy, courtesy of Jacob's Pillow Dance

(BECKET, Mass.) – The dynamic contemporary dance ensemble Brian Brooks Moving Company presents a daring program featuring larger-than-life stage design, bold costuming, and full-out movement in the Doris Duke Theatre at Jacob’s Pillow Dance from Wednesday, July 10 to Sunday, July 14, 2013. Led by choreographer and artistic director Brian Brooks, the troupe will perform…

(Dance Review) Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Jacob’s Pillow, 7.3.13

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet; photo Julieta Cervantes, courtesy of Jacob's Pillow Dance

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet Jacob’s Pillow Dance July 3-7, 2013 Review by Seth Rogovoy (BECKET, Mass.) – New York-based Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet is in residence at Jacob’s Pillow Dance through Sunday, July 7, with a wildly diverse, three-dance program that serves to showcase the brilliance and versatility of the company’s dancers, who can seemingly…

Global Contemporary Ballet and Classical Indian Dance at Jacob’s Pillow

Cedar Lake

(BECKET, Mass., July 2, 2013) – Jacob’s Pillow showcases the best of international contemporary ballet with New York-based Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet and classical South Indian dance in the person of Shantala Shivalingappa this week, in the Ted Shawn and Doris Duke theaters, respectively, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 through Sunday, July 7, 2013. Shivalingappa’s performance…