PillowTalk: Documenting The Hustle
Hustle experts Maria Torres, Abdiel Jacobsen, and the New York Public Library’s Cassie Mey demonstrate and discuss this under-appreciated dance style, explore its 1970s roots, and look to a more gender-neutral future. This PillowTalk was filmed at Jacob's Pillow on August 21, 2022. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.
In Festival 2022 PillowTalks
Play video PillowTalk: Hip Hop at 50
PillowTalk: Hip Hop at 50
The 50th anniversary of hip hop has focused new attention on this enduring culture and art movement, with a panel of illustrious artists on hand to explore it all.
Play video PillowTalk: Dancerly Intelligences
PillowTalk: Dancerly Intelligences
Artists Grisha Coleman, Dr. Catie Cuan, and Andrew Schneider are working at the intersection of dance and technology. In this PillowTalk, the three artists ended their week-long Pillow residency with this exploration of their current projects.
Play video PillowTalk: Partnering with Mark Morris
PillowTalk: Partnering with Mark Morris
Executive Director Nancy Umanoff has been a key administrative partner to Mark Morris for four decades, and their teamwork continues in this freewheeling story hour.
Play video PillowTalk: Welcoming the World
PillowTalk: Welcoming the World
The three curators of the Festival 2023 exhibition “Welcoming the World” (Norton Owen, Tanisha Jones, and Hari Krishnan) reflect on the many international artists who have traveled here over the decades.
Play video PillowTalk: Dance We Must
PillowTalk: Dance We Must
A lavishly illustrated new book documents this 2018 Williams College Museum of Art exhibition, while a Festival 2023 exhibition digs deeper into issues raised by costumes representing diverse cultures.
Play video PillowTalk: Envisioning a New Theater
PillowTalk: Envisioning a New Theater
Here’s a rare chance to meet Francine Houben of Mecanoo, the Dutch architect who is entrusted with creating a new Doris Duke Theatre to open in 2025, in conversation with Norton Owen.