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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


fire and rain

Week two (and a half) of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2016 recap… go.

Che Malambo

The brilliant, energetic, strong, proud, extremely talented men from Argentina. After two hours of watching this performance in the Ted Shawn Theater, I felt not only a sense of pride of culture and of country, but a genuine honor and poise from each and every performer. 1,257 more words



We were delighted to sit down again with Nel Shelby, dance videographer and entrepreneur, to follow up on our brief conversation from earlier this year at the… 268 more words

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