PillowTalk: Ted Shawn: His Life, Writings, and Dances
Paul Scolieri has written the first comprehensive biography of the Pillow’s legendary founder, and he discusses his groundbreaking research in this talk with Jacob's Pillow Scholar-In-Residence Maura Keefe.
Play video PillowTalk: Documenting The Hustle
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. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.
Play video PillowTalk: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Black Berkshires
PillowTalk: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Black Berkshires
In celebration of the Berkshires’ new W.E.B. Du Bois Center for Freedom and Democracy, a panel of scholars will discuss the Du Bois legacy in Berkshire County.
Play video PillowTalk: Technology and Dance
PillowTalk: Technology and Dance
As the founder of Brown University’s Center for Research on Choreographic Interfaces, choreographer Sydney Skybetter talks with artists LROD and Toni Dove about how technology might impact dance’s future. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.
Play video PillowTalk: Celebrating Lourdes Lopez
PillowTalk: Celebrating Lourdes Lopez
After 10 years at the helm of Miami City Ballet, this former New York City Ballet principal reflects on the accomplishments of her past decade and what’s ahead, in conversation with Scholar-in-Residence Theresa Ruth Howard.
Play video PillowTalk: Liz Lerman's "Wicked Bodies"
PillowTalk: Liz Lerman's "Wicked Bodies"
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award winner Liz Lerman discusses both her latest book and current performance work, exploring a world of old crones, shape-shifters, familiars, and imps. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.
Play video PillowTalk: Dancing the Core Curriculum
PillowTalk: Dancing the Core Curriculum
As co-founder of the Pillow’s venerable Curriculum in Motion® program, Celeste Miller reflects on how dance can be a meaningful part of every child’s education. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.