Ballet Coast to Coast
Leading artists from Boston Ballet, Houston Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet take the stage in a Pillow-exclusive program that highlights the stunning range of ballet in the United States today. The program will feature performances from dancers of each company (Red Angels by Ulysses Dove, Reflections by Justin Peck, Sons de L’ame by Stanton Welch, Home Studies (for the stage) by Helen Pickett) and culminate with them performing together for the first time in Second to Last, a work by Pacific Northwest Ballet’s resident choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo, inspired by and set to the music of Arvo Pärt. PROGRAM: Home Studies: Parlor Floor Life choreographed by Helen Pickett; music: Peter Salem. Sons De L'âme choreographed by Stanton Welch AM; music: Frédéric Chopin, Claudio Arrau, Lang Lang. Red Angels choreographed by Ulysses Dove; music: Richard Einhorn. Reflections (Excerpts) choreographed by Justin Peck; music: Sufjan Stevens, Katherine Burkwall-Ciscon and Yi-Chiu Rachel Chao. Second to Last choreographed by Alejandro Cerrudo; music: Arvo Pӓrt.
In Festival 2021 Performances
Play video CONTRA-TIEMPO
Watch CONTRA-TIEMPO's Pillow debut performing their evening-length work "joyUS justUS."
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 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 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 Ballet Hispánico
Watch Ballet Hispánico's Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2021 performance on the Henry J. Leir Stage with a program encompassing five decades of lush and virtuosic dance.