March 7, 2018 – (Becket, MA) Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie, Artistic Director of Ephrat Asherie Dance, is awarded the inaugural Jacob’s Pillow Fellowship at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post. The fellowship includes a $15,000 grant, a one-week residency at Jacob’s Pillow’s new Pillow Lab, and a residency at LIU Tilles Center. Executive Vice Chairman Roger Tilles was integral in making this new partnership between Jacob’s Pillow and Long Island University possible.

“Roger Tilles has been a long-time supporter here at the Pillow and wanted to do something that would bring two of his passions together. We are so grateful that thanks to his generosity and to the team at Tilles Center, we have the opportunity to support the development of new voices in dance in this substantive way,” says Jacob’s Pillow Director Pamela Tatge.

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