Post-Show Talk: Hip Hop Across the Pillow
This Post-Show Talk features Rokafella (Artistic Director of Full Circle Souljahs), Kwikstep (Executive Director of Full Circle Souljahs), Rodney Hill (Executive) Director of Rennie Harris Puremovement American Street Dance Theater), Reyna Núñez (a dancer with Ladies of Hip-Hop), and d. Sabela grimes (a Joan B. Hunter Choreography Fellow), moderated by Scholar-in-Residence Imani Kai Johnson. The talk took place on August 4, 2023 following a performance of “Hip Hop Across the Pillow” at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in Becket, MA. 2023 Post-Show Talks were held at Jacob's Pillow after each Friday performance in the Ted Shawn Theatre, offering an opportunity for audiences to gain more insight directly from the artists themselves. The preceding performance featured the works “Thief of Hearts,” choreographed and performed by Kwikstep and Rokafella, “Parable of PassAge,” performed by the Ladies of Hip-Hop and choreographed by d. Sabela grimes in collaboration with the Ladies of Hip-Hop, and “Nuttin’ but a Word,” performed by Rennie Harris Puremovement American Street Dance Theater and choreographed by Rennie Harris. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.
In Festival 2023 Post-Show Talks
Play video Post-Show Talk: Compagnie Käfig
Post-Show Talk: Compagnie Käfig
This Post-Show Talk features Compagnie Käfig dancers Nina Van der Pyl, Ibrahima “Ibou” Mboup, and Kader Belmoktar, moderated by Scholar-in-Residence and Associate Curator & Director of Artist Initiatives Melanie George.
Play video Post-Show Talk: Decidedly Jazz Danceworks
Post-Show Talk: Decidedly Jazz Danceworks
This Post-Show Talk features Kimberly Cooper (Artistic Director and Choreographer of Decidedly Jazz Danceworks), dancer Sabrina Comănescu, and Musical Director Rubim de Toledo, moderated by Scholar-in-Residence Melanie George.
Play video Post-Show Talk: Gauthier Dance
Post-Show Talk: Gauthier Dance
This Post-Show Talk features Eric Gauthier, Artistic Director of Gauthier Dance // Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart, and dancers Luca Pannacci and Isabela Szylinska, moderated by Scholar-in-Residence Brian Schaefer.
Play video Post-Show Talk: Oona Doherty
Post-Show Talk: Oona Doherty
This Post-Show Talk features choreographer Oona Doherty and dancers Magdalena Öttl, Thibaut Eiferman, and Mathilde Roussin, moderated by Scholar-in-Residence Maura Keefe.
Play video Post-Show Talk: Martha Graham Dance Company
Post-Show Talk: Martha Graham Dance Company
This Post-Show Talk features Janet Eilber, Artistic Director of the Martha Graham Dance Company, and dancers Xin Ying and Lloyd Knight, moderated by Scholar-in-Residence Maura Keefe.
Play video Post-Show Talk: Tulsa Ballet
Post-Show Talk: Tulsa Ballet
This Post-Show Talk features Marcello Angelini, Artistic Director of Tulsa Ballet, and is moderated by Scholar-in-Residence Theresa Ruth Howard.