Jacob’s Pillow Presents Stream of STREB Extreme Action Company’s 2021 Dance Festival Performance

The stream will be available Dec. 1-Jan. 6 Nov. 23, 2021 — BECKET, Mass. — A special edition of the STREB Extreme Action Company’s 2021 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival performance, featuring a unique retrospective of Elizabeth Streb’s work from the 70s and 80s alongside bonus behind-the-scenes content and archival footage,…

Jacob’s Pillow Announces This Season’s Artist Residencies at the Pillow Lab

September 22, 2021 (BECKET, Mass.) —Jacob’s Pillow announces this season’s artist residencies offered at the Pillow Lab, its year-round incubator of new work. The annual season of customizable residencies supports U.S.-based and international dance artists during crucial development, research, and technical stages of choreography-driven projects. The Fall 2021 recipients include…

Jacob’s Pillow Announces Programming for Final Week of 2021 Season

JUMATATU M. POE AND JERMONE DONTE BEACHAM PRESENT J-SETTE PERFORMANCE ON THE PILLOW GROUNDS Aug. 13, 2021 – (BECKET, Mass.) – After more than a year of isolation with various forms of virtual and socially distant performances, dancers from three major ballet companies from across the United States will take…

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Announces Week 8 Programming

Aug. 5, 2021 – (BECKET, Mass.) – For the first time in over 20 years, STREB Extreme Action Company returns to Jacob’s Pillow from Aug. 18-22, bringing bravery and sheer athleticism to the Henry J. Leir Stage. The company will revisit a number of its early works, including a collection…

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Announces Week 7 Programming

July 29, 2021 – (BECKET, Mass.) – Internationally recognized Black American Social Dance Tradition-Bearer, LaTasha Barnes, presents The Jazz Continuum this week at Jacob’s Pillow. This new work centers Jazz music and dance as the foundation of globally-celebrated dance forms like House, Hip-Hop, Waacking, Jazz, and Lindy Hop that are…

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Announces Schedule for Week 5

July 14, 2021 – (BECKET, Mass.) Jacob’s Pillow presents the world premiere of a new work by legendary club dancer Archie Burnett entitled Life Encounters on the Henry J. Leir Stage from July 28 – August 1. Life Encounters explores New York City Club Dance styles through treasured memories from…

Jacob’s Pillow Announces Dance Festival Week 4 Programming

July 9, 2021 – (BECKET, Mass.) – Jacob’s Pillow presents Brian Brooks / Moving Company on the Henry J. Leir Stage and in a site-specific performance, utilizing augmented reality technology, from July 21-25. The company will perform Closing Distance, which premiered before the pandemic and has not been performed since, on…

Jacob’s Pillow Announces Second Week of 2021 Dance Festival

June 29, 2021 (BECKET, Mass.)—Los Angeles-based CONTRA-TIEMPO will perform on the Henry J. Leir Stage during the second week of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, fusing Salsa, Afro-Cuban, hip-hop, and contemporary dance into a theatrical performance titled joyUS justUS, from July 7-11. On July 10, Adam Weinert, Brett Perry, Brother(hood) Dance! and…

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