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Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival 2013 Tickets are on Sale Now……..

June 6, 2013

FESTIVAL 2013 SEASON

SATURDAY, JUNE 15
SEASON OPENING GALA

New York City Ballet’s Wendy Whelan and Virginia Johnson of Dance Theatre of Harlem, Honorary Co-Chairs

JUNE 19-23
DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM

The preeminent American dance company opens the Festival with The Lark Ascending by Alvin Ailey, George Balanchine’s masterwork Agon, and more.

JUNE 26-30
COMPAGNIE KÄFIG

The sold-out hip-hop show of 2012 returns! Experience the virtuosity, humor, and irresistible energy of this unique production from Brazil and France.

LEO

What if the laws of gravity ceased to exist? From Berlin, imaginative movement, physical theatre, and fantastical video. A gem for all ages.

Cedar lake

JULY 3-7
CEDAR LAKE CONTEMPORARY BALLET

Sleek, strong, and daringly athletic–the dancers of Cedar Lake are phenomenal talents. The New York Times calls them “the country’s most innovative contemporary ballet troupe.”

SHANTALA SHIVALINGAPPA

This “divinely gifted” (The New York Times) master of classical Indian dance presents a euphoric evening of live music and mesmerizing dance.

JULY 10-14
COMPANHIA URBANA DE DANÇA

From Rio de Janeiro, choreographer Sonia Destri combines hip-hop and dramatic contemporary movement. Spectacular dancers master high-risk movement with innovative artistry.

BRIAN BROOKS MOVING COMPANY

This NYC contemporary ensemble matches “rigor with flamboyant whimsy” (The New Yorker) in dances with larger-than-life stage designs, bold costuming, and full-out movement.

JULY 17-21
BALLET BC

 From British Columbia, one of today’s most exciting contemporary ballet companies performs innovative choreography to music by Mozart, Puccini, Rodgers & Hart, and John Zorn. A whimsical explosion of color and “seriously fun dancing” (Vancouver Sun).

TERE O’CONNOR DANCE

Poignant, sensual, and thought-provoking, Cover Boy explores the closeted gay experience, community, and “otherness” in a moving dance performance that embraces us all.

JULY 24-28
L-E-V

Sensational and avant-garde, Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar’s new company makes its U.S. debut from Israel. A celebrated dancer and choreographer with Batsheva, Eyal’s provocative work HOUSE is an alluring, raw spectacle. Adult Content

DORRANCE DANCE

Tap dancer Michelle Dorrance is pure dynamite. Her new show, The Blues Project, brings together today’s best tap artists and musicians in an innovative evening of rhythm, live music, and a good dose of fun. Acclaimed composer and musician Toshi Reagon and band join as well.

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JULY 31-AUGUST 4
3E ÉTAGE

Dancers from the world-famous Paris Opera Ballet turn classical ballet on its head with sharp wit and imaginative style in Le Pillow Thirteen, created by director/choreographer Samuel Murez especially for Festival 2013.

BODYTRAFFIC

From Los Angeles, this dynamic contemporary company is known for theatricality and refreshing abandon. Their program includes O2JOY, danced to music by Ella Fitzgerald and other jazz greats.

AUGUST 7-11
O VERTIGO

From Montréal, performing La Vie Qui Bat (The Beat of Life), a powerful, award-winning work danced to acclaimed composer Steve Reich’s piece “Drumming”, performed live by the Quebec Contemporary Music Society.

JESSICA LANG DANCE
Lang combines powerful dancing, beautiful scenic and video landscapes, and expressive choreography in dynamic contemporary ballet works, including a world premiere.

Wendy

AUGUST 14-18

WENDY WHELAN/RESTLESS CREATURE

New York City Ballet star Wendy Whelan performs in a world premiere featuring a suite of vibrant, diverse duets with four leading dancer/choreographers: Kyle Abraham, Joshua Beamish, Brian Brooks, and Alejandro Cerrudo.

LA OTRA ORILLA

 Flamenco dancer Myriam Allard and an ensemble of singers and musicians present a poetic, passionate evening of contemporary dance, video art, and evocative live music.

AUGUST 21-25
MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY

The legendary modern dance troupe performs a new work by Nacho Duato, and the revival of Graham’s Rite of Spring, danced to Stravinsky’s iconic score.

ABRAHAM.IN.MOTION

In Pavement, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award winner Kyle Abraham layers urban and classical influences, bold imagery, and gripping, textured dance with his company of striking dancers.

 Order online or by calling the Box Office at 413.243.0745.

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