Did Jacob’s Pillow want to remind us, now more than ever, of a famous phrase from a 1848 Shaker song: “Tis the gift to be simple, tis the gift to be free.”
It was a treat to see Camille A. Brown & Dancers inhabit (and elaborate on) a number of different African American dance traditions with such winning ease and grace.
The amazing Bereishit Dance Company asks how dance fits into the physical world.
The dance revolution of the 1960s and 70s seems to be making a comeback as dancers think about making their performances less artificial, more “natural.”
We are immersed for 70-minutes in a powerful evocation of the destructive culture created by men who treat women as sex objects.
Black + White from the Fernanda Ghi Dance Company was provocative, dramatic, and oh-so-mysterious.
Red Sky Performance’s hold-your-breath physicality provides plenty of “wow factor.”
Gallim specializes in depicting raw emotions through movement.
In this piece, Peter DiMuro asks a vital question: how has history informed the ways we look at queerness today?
William Forsythe asks dancers to go beyond their mastery of technique — in order to have the music move audiences to a higher level of emotional involvement.