PillowTalk: Ann Hutchinson Guest's Century+
Celebrating the life of dance notation pioneer Ann Hutchinson Guest (1918-2022), her legacy and deep Pillow roots are explored by friends, family, and fans including Norton Owen, Michael Richter, Tina Curran, and Melanie Dana, with many video clips of Guest herself. This PillowTalk was filmed at Jacob's Pillow on August 6, 2022. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.
In Festival 2022 PillowTalks
Play video PillowTalk: Technology and Dance
PillowTalk: Technology and Dance
As the founder of Brown University’s Center for Research on Choreographic Interfaces, choreographer Sydney Skybetter talks with artists LROD and Toni Dove about how technology might impact dance’s future. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.
Play video PillowTalk: Documenting The Hustle
PillowTalk: Documenting The Hustle
Hustle experts Maria Torres, Abdiel Jacobsen, and the New York Public Library’s Cassie Mey demonstrate and discuss this under-appreciated dance style, explore its 1970s roots, and look to a more gender-neutral future. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.
Play video PillowTalk: When Dance Became Modern
PillowTalk: When Dance Became Modern
Neil Baldwin discusses his new Martha Graham biography, which Dance Magazine calls “challenging and satisfying,” and Oprah Daily considers a “stellar cultural history.”
Play video PillowTalk: Envisioning a New Theater
PillowTalk: Envisioning a New Theater
Here’s a rare chance to meet Francine Houben of Mecanoo, the Dutch architect who is entrusted with creating a new Doris Duke Theatre to open in 2025, in conversation with Norton Owen.
Play video PillowTalk: Dance We Must
PillowTalk: Dance We Must
A lavishly illustrated new book documents this 2018 Williams College Museum of Art exhibition, while a Festival 2023 exhibition digs deeper into issues raised by costumes representing diverse cultures.
Play video PillowTalk: Partnering with Mark Morris
PillowTalk: Partnering with Mark Morris
Executive Director Nancy Umanoff has been a key administrative partner to Mark Morris for four decades, and their teamwork continues in this freewheeling story hour.