July 3, 2019 – (Becket, MA) Jacob’s Pillow presents the U.S. debut of London-based company Umanoove with The Happiness Project in the Doris Duke Theatre, July 17-21. Created and performed in collaboration with celebrated Romanian violinist/composer Alexander Balanescu, Didy Veldman’s theatrical, full-length work explores the eternal search for fulfillment, praised as “a joy at every turn” (Scotland Herald). The Guardian lauds, “marking the long-awaited launch of Veldman’s own company, it promises even better things to come.”

“Didy Veldman has a deep relationship with the Pillow, I am thrilled to present the U.S. debut of her new company—The Happiness Project is a lovely, eloquently textured work that is joyous and deeply moving,” says Jacob’s Pillow Director Pamela Tatge

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