May 25, 2017 – (Becket, MA) – Miami City Ballet returns to Jacob’s Pillow for the first time since 1998, to open the Festival’s 85th Anniversary Season June 21-25, in the Ted Shawn Theatre. Led by Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez, a former New York City Ballet principal dancer who later directed The George Balanchine Foundation, the company performs a program with a trio of works by master ballet choreographers,

“It was important for us to open the 85th Anniversary Festival with a premier American ballet company that is quite simply making great work right now under the stellar leadership of its Artistic Director, Lourdes Lopez,” comments Jacob’s Pillow Director Pamela Tatge. “It’s been nearly 20 years since Pillow audiences have had the opportunity to see Miami City Ballet. Their rich programs will showcase the dancers’ virtuosity and musicality. We’re so excited to welcome them back!”

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