August 7, 2019 – (Becket, MA) Jacob’s Pillow presents Urban Bush Women in Walking with ‘Trane, August 21-25 in the Doris Duke Theatre. In this evening-length work, Urban Bush
Women draw inspiration from the musical life and spiritual journey of legendary composer and saxophonist John Coltrane. Walking with ‘Trane highlights the company’s ability to weave
together genuine movement and ephemeral storytelling into empowering performance. Prior to their Pillow performance, Urban Bush Women will host a series of movement workshops and
events in a Pittsfield community residency, August 14-18.
“Urban Bush Women galvanizes artists, activists, audiences and communities through its groundbreaking performances. Their founder, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, has influenced countless
choreographers, educators and arts activists and we are honored to welcome back the company in celebration of their 35 years dedicated to the transformational power of dance,” says Jacob’s Pillow Director Pamela Tatge.
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