Dorrance Dance: Ways to Now
In this site-specific world premiere, Ways to Now, Dorrance Dance explores the unique and enchanting environment of the Pillow grounds. These special daytime performances took audiences on a roving journey that showcased the Pillow’s campus in a never-before-seen (nor-heard) way. PROGRAM: Ways to Now; created by: Michelle Dorrance, Josette Wiggan-Freund, Nicholas Van Young; choreography and improvisation: Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie, Elizabeth Burke, Warren Craft, Michelle Dorrance, Luke Hickey, Rena Kinoshita, Karida Griffith Walker, Carson Murphy, Maddie Murphy, Claudia Rahardjanoto, Leonardo Sandoval, Byron Tittle, Matthew “Megawatt” West, Josette Wiggan-Freund, Nicholas Van Young; music: Donovan Dorrance, Michelle Dorrance, Keyon Harrold, Aaron Marcellus, Gregory Richardson, Sarah Vaughan. "Dorrance Dance Played the Pillow" was filmed live during Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2021. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.
In Festival 2021 Performances
Play video CONTRA-TIEMPO
Watch CONTRA-TIEMPO's Pillow debut performing their evening-length work "joyUS justUS."
Play video Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Dallas Black Dance Theatre captivates audiences with contemporary modern dance by the nation’s leading choreographers.
Play video LaTasha Barnes Presents The Jazz Continuum
LaTasha Barnes Presents The Jazz Continuum
Watch the world premiere of the second exploration of the Jazz Continuum series by LaTasha Barnes.
Play video STREB
Watch STREB's return to Jacob's Pillow with a retrospective program of Elizabeth Streb’s classic works.
Play video Ballet Coast to Coast
Ballet Coast to Coast
Watch leading artists from Boston Ballet, Houston Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet take the stage in Ballet Coast to Coast showcasing the stunning range of ballet in the United States.
Play video Brian Brooks / Moving Company
Brian Brooks / Moving Company
Watch Brian Brooks / Moving Company perform the world premiere of "Flight Study" and revisit the work "Closing Distance."