SATURDAY, JULY 13
9:00 a.m. depart / post-midnight return
$275 / $265 for Zeiterion Members and returning travelers from the 2018 Jacob’s Pillow road trip.
LET'S GO TO JACOB'S PILLOW!
Join fellow dance lovers on a day-long trip to Jacob’s Pillow Dance, lauded world-wide as a “hub and mecca of dance” (TIME). We’ll take a motor coach from The Z, leaving at 9:00 a.m., to the Berkshires, where we’ll enjoy several performances and the beautiful surroundings. Your package includes round-trip transportation, a box lunch, tickets to two performances, pre-show talks, a guided tour, and more.
This excursion offers a mostly flexible itinerary so you can design your day!
Two ticketed performances:
DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM
Celebrating 50 years of Dance Theatre of Harlem’s signature artistry, the beloved ballet company returns in commemoration of trailblazing co-founder Arthur Mitchell with works by George Balanchine, Christopher Wheeldon, and others. Evening performance. Read more.
REGGIE WILSON/FIST AND HEEL PERFORMANCE GROUP
Imagining what Black Shaker worship might have looked like, this Brooklyn-based company presents the world premiere of POWER, including a special, site-specific experience fueled by Wilson’s Berkshire-based research at nearby living history museum Hancock Shaker Village. Afternoon performance. Read more.
Itinerary of ticketed and optional activities:
12:30 p.m. Private tour of Jacob’s Pillow campus. Optional.
1:45 p.m. Pre-Show Talk Reggie Wilson/First and Heel Performance Group. Optional.
2:15 Performance: Reggie Wilson/First and Heel Performance Group. Ticketed.
6:15 p.m. Inside/Out Performance: Dancers of the Contemporary Program are apprentices, advanced pre-professionals, and early-career professionals at leading dance companies and training centers around the world. They will present a work-in-progress created on them by choreographer Didy Veldman, Dutch artistic director, choreographer, and contemporary teacher. Read more. Non-ticketed performance. Optional.
7:30 p.m. Pre-Show Talk: Dance Theatre of Harlem. Optional. Duration 15 minutes.
8:00 Performance: Dance Theatre of Harlem. Ticketed.
10:00 p.m. Depart
You’ll receive a box-lunch on the bus, on the way to Jacob’s Pillow. At Jacob’s Pillow, there are several dining options:
The Old Inn On The Green at the Pillow: Full-service dining in a beautiful setting. Reservations recommended.
The Southfield Store at the Pillow: Lighter fare available as takeaway meals to be enjoyed around the Pillow’s 220-acre campus.
The Southfield Coffee Bar: Quick-service counter featuring a menu of coffees, teas, beverages, and snacks.