Sonya Tayeh Brings Emotionally Charged you’ll still call me by name to Jacob’s Pillow with Indie Folk Duo The Bengsons, August 15-19
August 6, 2018 (Becket, MA)—Obie and Lucille Lortel Award winner and two-time Emmy Award-nominated choreographer Sonya Tayeh makes her Pillow debut August 15-19, presenting her
emotionally charged dance symphony, you’ll still call me by name. Drawing from Tayeh’s personal experience, the piece explores the complex and jagged relationship between a mother and daughter and is invigorated by an original score by live musicians, including indie folk duo The Bengsons and vocalist Jo Lampert. you’ll still call me by name is a stirring and vulnerable work described as, “hugely entertaining with no qualms about sucker punching you in the gut with its overt emotion,” (Dance Enthusiast).
“Sonya Tayeh’s collaboration with The Bengsons and Jo Lampert is a powerful melding of dance, music, and story. We’re excited to present Tayeh’s Pillow debut,” says Jacob’s Pillow Director Pamela Tatge.
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