“Some of a Thousand Words” and “a rather lovely thing” are two major pieces that light up the Doris Duke and Ted Shawn stages plus so much more from July 27-31, 2016.
A full length original work from BalletX blends its music and movement into a cohesive whole.
Free outdoor performances, brilliant, fully staged ticketed performances, walks and talks are all part of this week’s festivities at Jacob’s Pillow in Becket.
With shadow puppetry and cinematic techniques, manipulation of overhead projectors, multiple screens, puppets, dancers, and live-feed cameras this Hubbard Street 2 performance is more than just dance, it’s a whole production the whole family can enjoy.
Three of the world’s most celebrated tap dance luminaries—Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Jason Samuels Smith, and Derick K. Grant — appear July 6-10, 2016 in the intimate Doris Duke Theatre.
The Shubert Foundation has made grants totaling $275,000 in support of Berkshire and nearby theatre and dance organizations. This is the thirty-fourth consecutive year of support to nonprofit theatres.
Opening the new dance season is the Aspen-Santa Fe Ballet in the Ted Shawn Theatre and Juan Siddi Flamenco Santa Fe in the Doris Duke Studio Theatre, plus free performances on the outdoor stage, exhibits, talks and family friendly events as the 84th Season begins.