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. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.
Play video PillowTalk: Rooted Jazz Dance
PillowTalk: Rooted Jazz Dance
This provocative new book brings together jazz dance scholars, practitioners, choreographers, and educators from across America to examine the art form’s roots and how it’s taught.
Play video PillowTalk: La Nijinska
PillowTalk: La Nijinska
Lynn Garafola’s new biography of Nijinsky’s sister portrays her as a groundbreaking choreographer with noteworthy Pillow connections, as Garafola explores in this talk and book signing. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.
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: 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: 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.
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.