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. The talk took place on August 10, 2023 following a performance of Decidedly Jazz Danceworks 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 work “Family of Jazz,” choreographed by Kimberly Cooper. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.
In Festival 2023 Post-Show Talks
Play video Post-Show Talk: AXIS Dance Company
Post-Show Talk: AXIS Dance Company
This Post-Show Talk features Nadia Adame, Artistic Director of AXIS Dance Company, and dancers Julie Nakayama, Alaja Badalich, David Calhoun, Zara Anwar, Louisa Marie, moderated by Associate Curator and Scholar-in-Residence Melanie George.
Play video Post-Show Talk: Dorrance Dance
Post-Show Talk: Dorrance Dance
This Post-Show Talk features Michelle Dorrance, Artistic Director of Dorrance Dance, and musician Aaron Marcellus, moderated by Scholar-in-Residence Janet Schroeder.
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: Complexions Contemporary Ballet
Post-Show Talk: Complexions Contemporary Ballet
This Post-Show Talk features Desmond Richardson, the Founding Co-Artistic Director of Complexions Contemporary Ballet, and Meg Paul, the Associate Artistic Director, moderated by Scholar-in-Residence Janine Parker.
Play video Post-Show Talk: Hip Hop Across the Pillow
Post-Show Talk: Hip Hop Across the Pillow
This Post-Show Talk features Rokafella, Kwikstep, Rodney Hill, Reyna Núñez, and d. Sabela grimes, 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.”
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.