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Jonah Bokaer Choreography at Jacob’s Pillow Doris Duke Theatre, June 21-25, 2017

Choreographer, dancer, and multimedia artist Jonah Bokaer will open Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival’s 85th Anniversary Season in the Doris Duke Theatre, June 21-25. This aesthetically-refined, contemporary program includes Bokaer’s newest work, … 386 more words



There are few more hallowed grounds in the great cavernous world of dance than those woodsy ones that comprise Jacob’s Pillow. Being relatively quaint in composition (that is, when compared to say, the gilded curtains at Palais Garnier or even our own fabergé egg in Providence), is no accidental affair; The space at Jacob’s Pillow invokes an unbridled celebration of marriage between movement and nature. 130 more words



Post Jacob’s Pillow Festival 2016, there’s  a few reminders I want to keep floating around in my brain:

1. Stay passionate. Stay hungry for more, no matter how “full” you think you are. 1,225 more words


The Berkshires, MA— Jacob's Pillow

Modern dance pioneer Ted Shawn bought the Jacob’s Pillow farm in Becket, MA. in 1931. Shawn had long harbored a dream of legitimizing dance in America as an honorable career for men, and in 1933, he recruited eight men for a new dance company. 517 more words


At Jacob's Pillow, "Sunset, o639" from BalletX remembers early airmail pilot Captain Edwin Musick

Chloe Felesina and Daniel Mayo of BalletX in “Sunset, o639 Hours”; photo Hayim Heron

Gary W. Jeter II and Skyler Lubin of BalletX in “Sunset, o639 Hours”; photo Hayim Heron. 598 more words


sunny rain

… that’s what the past week has seemed to gift me with. Yesterday, amidst one of the hottest days this summer in the Berkshires to date, a sudden summer storm swept the Pillow campus for a mere 10 minutes max. 861 more words


the intangible

“This temporary blend of blood and dust was put together only to dissolve.”

Before all of these ideas leave my head, here’s what’s gone on at The Pillow since we’ve last caught up… 1,215 more words