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. This PillowTalk is moderated by Scholar-in-Residence Maura Keefe. This PillowTalk was filmed at Jacob's Pillow on July 1, 2023. Video by Nel Shelby Productions.
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.
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: 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: Celebrating Katherine Dunham
PillowTalk: Celebrating Katherine Dunham
As a part of Festival 2023, The School at Jacob’s Pillow revisited a 2002 program led by Reginald Yates and Katherine Dunham herself. The lasting impact of this dance legend is spotlighted in a panel discussion.
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: When Dance Became Modern
PillowTalk: When Dance Became Modern
Neil Baldwin discusses his new Martha Graham biography, which Dance Magazine calls “challenging and satisfying,” and Oprah Daily considers a “stellar cultural history.”