Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Founded in 1976 by Ann M. Williams and currently led by Artistic Director Melissa M. Young, Dallas Black Dance Theatre has captivated audiences in the Dallas Arts District and nationwide for over 45 years with contemporary modern dance by the nation’s leading choreographers. In a highly-anticipated Jacob’s Pillow debut, Dallas Black Dance Theatre performs a Pillow-commissioned world premiere by sought-after choreographer Darrell Grand Moultrie, celebrated for his work with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, and Dance Theatre of Harlem. Darrell Grand Moultrie’s Pillow-commissioned work is made possible by the Joan B. Hunter New Work Commission. Dallas Black Dance Theatre was filmed live during Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2022. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.
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 Dorrance Dance: Ways to Now
Dorrance Dance: Ways to Now
In "Ways to Now," the stellar tap dancers and musicians of Dorrance Dance journey through the Pillow grounds.
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.
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.