Leaping Wizard Daniil Simkin will perform his crowd-pleasing Les Bourgeois as part of the Gala performances.
Dance with multiple costume changes and pantomime style movement take the stage as Ira Glass’s narration inspires a physical response.
Described as “adventurous, super-intelligent, and a true original” by Pillow artistic director Ella Baff, Liz Gerring’s dance company will perform “Glacier” for the season opening Gala.
“Boys.” a dance about brothers, “Waterfront” from the film with a score by Leonard Bernstein, and “Panic” a completely new creation by Larry Kegwin are the highlights of this special visit to Mass MoCA.
Fresh and invigorating dance is the hallmark of Mark Morris where novel arrivals and departures compete with new combinations to delight the eye and tickle the brain.
The exclusive Pillow program brings together the diverse styles of Brooklyn-based crew Decadancetheatre, b-girl Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie, freestyle and pop ‘n’ lock duo The Wondertwins, plus the musical stylings of DJ Boo.
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.