A Festival favorite known for “piercing stereotypes” (The New York Times), Ballet Hispánico is celebrated as the nation’s renowned Latinx dance organization and one of America’s Cultural Treasures. Under the direction of former Company member, Artistic Director & CEO Eduardo Vilaro, the company is recognized for bringing communities together to celebrate and explore Latino cultures through innovative dance performances, transformative dance training, and enduring community engagement experiences. PROGRAM: Tiburones; choreography: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa; music: Pérez Prado, Dizzy Gillespie The Funky Lowlives. Batucada Fantástica; choreography: Vicente Nebrada; music: Luciano Perrone. 18+1; choreography: Gustavo Ramírez Sansano; music: Pérez Prado.
In Festival 2021 Performances
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."
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 STREB
Watch STREB's return to Jacob's Pillow with a retrospective program of Elizabeth Streb’s classic works.
Play video Life Encounters: Archie Burnett
Life Encounters: Archie Burnett
Watch the evolution of NYC’s underground dance histories by way of Archie Burnett’s most cherished personal memories in Life Encounters: Archie Burnett.
Play video CONTRA-TIEMPO
Watch CONTRA-TIEMPO's Pillow debut performing their evening-length work "joyUS justUS."