Holy Jacob's Pillow Lineup, Batman
The amazing Storyboard P, who’ll perform in the “Unreal Hip-Hop” program (photo Julieta Cervantes/NYTimes)
The Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival just announced the lineup for its 2014 season, and whoa, you guys: It’s totally fantastic.
Every summer dancers and dance companies from all over the world descend on Becket, MA for the historic festival, which is celebrating its 82nd birthday. This year more than 52 companies will perform between June 14 and August 24.
Here are just a few of the highlights:
–Unreal Hip-Hop, a program featuring the likes of Storyboard P (check out his New Yorker profile!) and Ephrat Asherie
-Ballet 2014, a group of New York City Ballet standouts directed by amazing NYCB principal Daniel Ulbricht
-A world premiere by our friend Michelle Dorrance‘s Dorrance Dance group
-A “festival within the Festival” celebration of renowned choreographer Mark Morris and the Mark Morris Dance Group
And that’s just the tip of the iceberg, folks. Check out the whole lineup here. We’ll see you in MA in June!