2018 SEASON OPENING GALA | JUNE 16, 2018
A BENEFIT TO SUPPORT THE MISSION OF JACOB’S PILLOW
Start your summer dancing! Join us in celebrating the magic that is Jacob’s Pillow and support America’s national dance treasure.
- 5pm | Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres, Silent Auction, Opening of the Gotta Dance, Too! exhibition, and POP-UP Duets by Janis Claxton Dance
- 6:30pm | Performances featuring Ephrat Asherie Dance, a tribute to Carmen de Lavallade, a world premiere choreographed by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and performed by dancers of The School at Jacob’s Pillow, Faye Driscoll the 2018 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Awardee, and Live Auction and Paddle Raise
- 8pm | Dinner on the Great Lawn, catered by Old Inn on the Green
- 9pm | After Party and Dancing with Paul Loren and his ‘One-Night Only’ Band
Live & Silent Auctions
See our amazing lineup of items online!
GALA COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS
Ann & Peter Herbst
Mark* & Taryn Leavitt
Kyle Abraham* | Deborah & Charles Adelman | Nurit* & Rick Amdur | Vicki Bonnington & David Schecker | Carole & Dan Burack | Sharon Casdin | Neil & Kathleen Chrisman | Shawn & Michael Considine | Ranny Cooper* & David Smith | Frank* & Monique Cordasco | Brian Cruey & Matt King | Reńee & Steve Erenburg | Sarah* & Timothy Eustis | Bridget & Donald Fawcett | Nancy Edman Feldman & Mike Chefetz | Nancy* & Michael Feller | Marcia & Jonathan Feuer | Wendy & Peter Gordon | Nathan Hanford | Ann & Peter Herbst | Angessa Hughmanick | Joan* & Jim Hunter | Christopher Jones* & Deb McAlister | Amber Ju* | Nancy K. Kalodner* | Jennie A. Kassanoff* & Daniel H. Schulman | Dr. Darius Kohan & Joseph M. Agosta | Mark* & Taryn Leavitt | Dan Mathieu & Tom Potter | Wendy A. McCain* | Hans & Kate Morris | Diane* & Deval Patrick | Sienna Patti* & Leonardo Quiles | Claudia Perles* | Cory & Tony Schifano | Abbie M. Strassler* | Jacqueline & Al Togut | Donald G. Cornuet & Stephen M. Weiner* | Wendy Whelan* & David Michalek | Mark* & Liz Williams | Elaine* & Irving Wolbrom | Bill & Carrie Wright
*Board of Trustees
List as of February 6, 2018
Proceeds from the Jacob’s Pillow Gala benefit the Pillow’s nonprofit programs including Festival presentations, free community programs, The School at Jacob’s Pillow, and more.
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Season Opening Gala
At Jacob’s Pillow: Jun 16