Festival 2021 PillowTalks5 videos
PillowTalk: Ballet Coast to Coast
This discussion includes Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Artistic Director, Peter Boal, Houston Ballet Soloist Harper Watters, and Boston Ballet Principal Dancer Lia Cirio, with Scholar-in-Residence Theresa Ruth Howard.
PillowTalk: Elizabeth Streb
A true original in the performing arts, Elizabeth Streb discusses her concepts of extreme action, which challenge the assumptions of art, aging, injury, gender, and human possibility.
PillowTalk: History of Jazz Dance
As a foremost tradition-bearer of Black American social dance, LaTasha Barnes places jazz dance in the context of House, Hip-Hop, Waacking, and Lindy Hop.
PillowTalk: Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Revered as the oldest continuously operating professional dance company in Dallas, this versatile ensemble made its long-awaited Pillow debut in 2021. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.
PillowTalk with CONTRA-TIEMPO’s Ana Maria Alvarez. This impressive Cuban-American artist talks about her success in boldly traversing the worlds of social dance, political activism, community organizing, and art making.