Community is what I miss most of all the pandemic’s deprivations—doing stuff with others.
The film allowed me to see the dancers’ connections to each other, and their connections to the quarries themselves.
Dohnányi and Schnitzler’s “pantomime” The Veil of Pierrette receives its first, and resplendent, recording.
With great sightlines from every one of its 216 seats, the Doris Duke Theatre space made for intimate, often enthralling encounters with movement.
This fascinating book, and the rich literature of films and writings around it, have helped me feel a bit more positive about these shrunken times.
“We will step to the edge of our humanity, expressing the commonalities that we all share, the threads that bind and connect us all.”
This terrific performance was the grand finale from a beloved dance festival doing its best under enormous pressure.
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.”
In Burnt-Out Wife, Maine-based performance artist Sara Juli takes on the unarticulated rage lurking in a long-term marriage with a deft touch and the humor of a born stand-up comic.
Kudos to Jacob’s Pillow for this stellar beginning to a digital season of dance.