At Williams, five ensembles – CoDa, Kusika, The Zambezi Marimba Band, Sankofa and INISH – study and perform on and off campus throughout the academic year.
Showcased during the residency will be iconic works by George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins as well as contemporary ballets by Peter Martins and Christopher Wheeldon.
While their approach to ballet is based on a loving, scholarly knowledge of dance and the astonishing power and precision of their technique it is also infused with a comic approach that makes this company of men, in drag, both stunning to watch and fun to see.
The Martha Graham Dancers June 12 performance at SPAC will serve as the kick-off to Saratoga Arts Fest 2014.
A work-in-progress performance of New Work for the Desert will feature technical and choreographic elements achieved during Gill’s residency at Mass MoCA..
As Trey McIntyre reaches a decade of leading a dance company, he announces a stunning change of direction.
From across the USA – as well as Australia, Brazil, China and, Italy – the world’s most dazzling dancers will be making their way to Jacob’s Pillow this summer.
Ellen SInopoli continues to innovate as she and her collaborators present a program of new dance and popular favorites.
In its fourth year at the Colonial, Mary Verdi and her merrymakers have planned an all-star lineup of music, dance and festivity to put you in the holiday spirit.
With five ensembles on campus, the Dance Department at Williams College explores a wide range of dance forms, all of which will be on display on October 26, 2013.
A spectacular farewell to Xu Bing: Phoenix is planned including a night viewing on Oct. 26, plus a mythical creature parade and a contemporary Chinese dance company.
Alan Brown’s lovely new film Five Dances has some incredible choreography by Jonah Bokaer, vivid and authentic moments that any dance student will find can bring back a lifetime of memories. The film has a gentle documentary approach to dancers, and the special sort of relationships those who dance for a living develop with each…
Dorfman creates a performance to remember using five dancers, a band of musicians playing indie, punk, and folk-rock music, a junk sculpture and stunning projections to create a kinetic anthem about humanity.
Begun in 2011, Made in the Berkshires returns again with a full program of music, theatre,literature and dance. Seen here: the Wanda Houston Band..
On October 26-27 Shen Wei Dance Arts synthesizes Eastern and Western aesthetics to craft dances of singular beauty and transcendence.
Gypsy Layne, the Berkshires resident burlesque troupe offers a workshop in Pittsfield that promises to provide fun, laughs, good times, and a lot of heart.
Nobody offers more variety and emerging performers than Mass MoCA in North Adams. Here’s what’s up this fall.
To be able to see and learn from the dancers of the Alvin Ailey troupe is a rare privilege.
Dibbledance returns to Shakespeare & Company for another adventure in beautiful movement and storytelling.
Whether free or ticketed events, the events at Jacob’s Pillow reach a peak during August.
The 2013 Season is well underway, and July’s parade of dance companies brings the world to Becket, MA. Here is a preview of the delights planned for this month. Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet Ted Shawn Theatre, July 3-7 Under the direction of choreographer Benoit-Swan Pouffer, the dancers of this New York City-based contemporary ensemble are…
Soon. Not only will there be Spring in the air but dancers, too.
Audiences will love the new seating at Jacob’s Pillow this summer and some will put their names on them.
For the annual visit of the Paul Taylor Dance Company in the Berkshires, four programs of dance will be given at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center.
The Lift Ev’ry Voice Celebration is families, community, and the art and cultural heritage of the African American community in the Berkshires.
Making a dance set to the histrionics of an unfaithful preacher is a chilling transposition of the secular and the sleazy.
You never know exactly what will be served up by Gypsy Lane, and that’s the fun of their shows. Saturday May 11, 2013
PS21 in Chatham, New York is, hands down, the most amazing local arts program in the region.
Another fabulous Mass MoCA dance party? Yes. But with some really interesting twists.
Surprise! This year’s Jacob’s Pillow Award goes to an expert tap dancer and choreographer. You can see why this summer when she performs July 24-28.
Jacob’s Pillow surveys Brazil, Israel, France, India, Germany and USA 350 free and ticketed performances, talks and classes offered — Dance once again moves its locus from the urban settings of the big cities of the world to the tiny woodsy hamlet of Becket, MA. There, a fresh air outdoor stage and natural setting amplifies…
From comedian Bill Cosby and Pilobolus Dance, to the music of Bela Fleck, Taj Mahal and Natalie Merchant, it’s going to be a spectacular summer in Great Barrington.