LaTasha Barnes Presents The Jazz Continuum
The Jazz Continuum exploration centers the prolific artistry of Jazz music and dance as a cornerstone of Black American dance forms. Through this acclaimed series, LaTasha Barnes and her cast of masterful dancers and musicians embody, amplify, and showcase the power of Jazz dance and Lindy Hop to their personal dance journeys and the artform as a global phenomenon. In this world premiere of the second exploration of the Jazz Continuum series, this powerful cast investigates the energetic and generative relationships within Jazz and Lindy Hop and shares their imaginings of its reapplication. PROGRAM: LaTasha Barnes Presents The Jazz Continuum; choreography and improvisation: LaTasha Barnes, Mickey Davidson, Norma Miller, Chester Whitmore, Bobby White, Frankie Manning, Marie Bryant, Harold Nicholas; music: Jon Thomas.
In Festival 2021 Performances
Play video STREB
Watch STREB's return to Jacob's Pillow with a retrospective program of Elizabeth Streb’s classic works.
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 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 CONTRA-TIEMPO
Watch CONTRA-TIEMPO's Pillow debut performing their evening-length work "joyUS justUS."
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 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.