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Jacob's Pillow announces 2014 Dance Festival lineup

Monday, January 6, 2014
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The Hong Kong Ballet is among the companies scheduled to appear at the 2014 Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
The Hong Kong Ballet is among the companies scheduled to appear at the 2014 Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.

— More 350 dance performances, talks, tours, exhibits, films, classes and community events are on tap for the 2014 season of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, set for June 14-Aug.24.

More than 50 dance companies from around the world will perform on the three stages at the Pillow campus for the 82nd annual festival.

The season includes well-known companies, including Mark Morris Dance Group, Pacific Northwest Ballet and the Dance Theatre of Harlem, as well as performers less familiar to U.S. audiences, several world premieres and choreographers from around the world.

The season begins with the Gala on June 14, featuring dance by famed Horton and Ailey luminary Carmen de Lavallade, as well as performances by members of The Hong Kong Ballet and a world premiere created by choreographer Jessica Lang for ballet students of The School at Jacob’s Pillow.

Highlights of the 2014 season include:

June 18-22: The Hong Kong Ballet, Ted Shawn Theatre

June 20-22: Carmen de Lavallade in “As I Remember It,” a world premiere, Doris Duke Theatre

June 25-29: Trey McIntyre Project (modern), Ted Shawn Theatre

June 25-29: Unreal Hip-Hop, Doris Duke Theatre

July 2-6: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (modern), Ted Shawn Theatre

July 2-6: Compagnia T.P.O. (interactive theater/dance) in “Bleu!” Doris Duke Theatre

July 9-13: Dance Theatre of Harlem (ballet), Ted Shawn Theatre

July 9-13: Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group (contemporary) in Moses(es), Doris Duke Theatre

July 16-20: BALLET 2014, featuring principals and soloists of New York City Ballet directed by principal dancer Daniel Ulbricht, Ted Shawn Theatre

July 16-27: Dorrance Dance (tap), performing a world premiere, Doris Duke Theatre

July 23-27: Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble (modern), Ted Shawn Theatre

July 30-Aug. 3: Circa in “S” (circus arts), Ted Shawn Theatre

July 30-Aug. 3: Dance Heginbotham and Brooklyn Rider in “Chalk and Soot,” a world premiere (theater/dance/music), Doris Duke Theatre

Aug. 6-10: Pacific Northwest Ballet, Ted Shawn Theatre

Aug. 6-10: David Roussève/REALITY (contemporary) in “Stardust,” Doris Duke Theatre

Aug. 13-16: Companhia Urbana de Dança (hip-hop), Ted Shawn Theatre

Aug. 13-17: doug elkins choreography, etc., (contemporary) Doris Duke Theatre

Aug. 17: A Jazz Happening, with original choreography by faculty of The School at Jacob’s Pillow with live music, Ted Shawn Theatre

Aug. 20-24: Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Ted Shawn Theatre

Aug. 20-24: LeeSaar The Company (contemporary), Doris Duke Theatre

Tickets go on sale to Pillow members beginning Jan. 13, and to the public on March 17 for subscriptions and April 1 for single-event tickets. For more information, visit jacobspillow.org or call the box office at 413-243-0745.

 
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