Dichotomous Being: An Evening Of Taylor Stanley
A celebrated New York City Ballet principal dancer, Taylor Stanley pursues new frontiers with special guest artists.
Dance Heginbotham exemplifies adventurous contemporary dance with athleticism, humor, and theatricality.
Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Dallas Black Dance Theatre captivates audiences with contemporary modern dance by the nation’s leading choreographers.
INSIDE THE PILLOW LAB
INSIDE THE PILLOW LAB
Inside the Pillow Lab: Faye Driscoll
Go inside the development of Faye Driscoll’s newest work, "Weathering," a multi-sensory flesh sculpture made of bodies, sounds, scents, liquids, and objects.
Inside the Pillow Lab: Mythili Prakash
"She’s Auspicious" examines notions of femininity and purity through the paradox of the Hindu Goddess Devi, who is worshiped as powerful and auspicious, in contrast to the woman who is objectified and marginalized in society.
Inside the Pillow Lab: Sonya Tayeh & Jenn Freeman
"Is It Thursday Yet?" is a stimulating hybrid of theatricality and clinical analysis, a solo dance work with live musical accompaniment exploring autistic choreographer and dancer Jenn Freeman’s neurodivergent brain in motion.
Inside the Pillow Lab: Deborah Goffe/Scapegoat Garden
Deborah Goffe came to the Pillow to develop "Liturgy|Order|Bridge," a work inspired by the communal embodiment in the Black church and the absurdity of Fellini's ecclesiastical fashion show.
Inside the Pillow Lab: Michael Sakamoto
"Garden of the Wilis" is planned as a devised work blending legacies in ballet and butoh and reflecting aesthetic and cultural shifts in the performing arts as embodied in the personal narratives of the lead performers: former ABT/Broadway/film perfo
Inside the Pillow Lab: Irene Rodríguez
Step inside Irene Rodríguez Pillow Lab residency leading up to the Jacob’s Pillow Gala, developing a new work that has been commissioned by Jacob’s Pillow and the Vivienne Jones Endowment Fund at Jacob’s Pillow.
Inside the Pillow Lab: Emma Cianchi
In collaboration with American Dance Abroad, the Pillow welcomed Naples-based choreographer Emma Cianchi.
Inside the Pillow Lab: Ananya Dance Theatre
Ananya Dance Theatre is a company of cultural activists and BIPOC women, womxn, and femme artists who believe in the transformative power of dance.
Inside the Pillow Lab: Kayla Hamilton
Kayla Hamilton, a Black Disabled choreographer, will be using the Pillow Lab to engage in the beginning stages of a creative work and dialogue around Black Disabled artistry alongside several collaborators.
Inside the Pillow Lab: Gesel Mason
Gesel Mason is artistic director for Gesel Mason Performance Projects and associate professor of dance and choreography at the University of Texas at Austin.
Inside the Pillow Lab: Ladies of Hip-Hop
Ladies of Hip-Hop Dance Collective, LDC, is an all female intergenerational dance collective that creates dance works illuminating the strength, power, and diversity of women in hip-hop.
Inside the Pillow Lab: Taylor Stanley
Step Inside the Pillow Lab with an intimate look at Taylor Stanley's 2021 Pillow Lab Residency with a team of artists including Lloyd Knight, Jacquelin Harris, Allysen Hooks, Ned Sturgis, and choreographers Jodi Melnick and Shamel Pitts.
BODY LANGUAGE FILM SERIES
BODY LANGUAGE FILM SERIES
Body Language: Barrio Sonidero
Director Leo Aguirre spotlights New York’s sonidero community and the transcendental power fueling unification through dance in this NOWNESS collaboration as part of the Body Language series.
Body Language: Guang Chang Wu
Over 100 million people gather daily in China to dance and socialize in public parks, neighborhood squares, and even underneath freeway overpasses. The dance styles can vary from Guang Chang Wu, a form of Chinese square dance, to Yangge, a popular f
BODY LANGUAGE: Morgan Bullock
Morgan Bullock's unique style bridges the centuries-long tradition of Irish dance & contemporary hip-hop culture. In this film of a genre-defying dancer, director Haley Anderson pared down the frame to spotlight the static virtuosity of Irish dancing
Body Language: Bill Shannon
Director Leo Pfeifer follows performance artist Bill Shannon on the streets of NYC, showcasing a gravity-defying display of dance. Leo Pfeifer captures Shannon in this poetic film that exemplifies the artist’s journey & evolving dance lexicon.
Body Language in Conversation
Jacob’s Pillow has partnered with the global video channel NOWNESS to produce Body Language–a series of three films centered on the theme of breaking cultural boundaries in dance. Body Language features films from performance artist Bill Shannon, thr