Travel across the Berkshires with Jacob’s Pillow artists and witness dance in the parks of our community.
Catch outdoor dance performances across the Berkshires, featuring touring and Berkshire-region dance artists. Pack a blanket or outdoor chair and enjoy these free pop-up performances with family and friends in June (in Pittsfield) and July (in Becket, Great Barrington, and North Adams). Lead support for On the Road is generously provided by Mill Town Foundation.
The June 15 On the Road performance in Pittsfield will feature The Hood Lockers. Based in Philadelphia, The Hood Lockers formed in 2005 as a “group of brothers united in funk” who perform a variety of styles of street dance, especially Locking, the iconic early 1970s street dance created by Don “Campbellock” Campbell. The Hood Lockers will also perform on the outdoor Henry J. Leir Stage at Jacob’s Pillow this summer, on Friday August 4 at 6pm, as part of a week-long celebration of “Hip Hop Across the Pillow.”
The July performances will feature Just Sole! Street Dance Theater Company. Just Sole! Street Dance Theater Company was founded in 2010 by its Directors Kyle “JustSole” Clark and Dinita “Queen Dinita” Clark. The mission of the company is to use Hip Hop dance (Street Dance) of all styles theatrically to inspire, empower, innovate, and motivate others to embrace their story and individuality while teaching the culture and history of Hip Hop Dance.
For the safety of artists and the audience, these performances may be moved inside in the event of inclement weather. Please check our website for any important updates. We will announce a rain plan location as needed on our website approximately 3 hours in advance of each performance.
Friday, July 14, 7pm in Great Barrington
Jacob’s Pillow On the Road at Berkshire Busk! on Railroad Street, featuring Just Sole! Street Dance Theater Company and Berkshire artist The Funk Box Dance Studio
Led by award-winning breakdancer Andres Ramirez, The Funk Box Dance Studio teaches breaking to kids and young adults.
In the event of inclement weather, please check our website for updates approximately 3 hours in advance.
Saturday, July 15, 5pm in Becket
Jacob’s Pillow On the Road at North Becket Park, featuring Just Sole! Street Dance Theater Company and Berkshire artist Luana Dias David
Luana Dias David is a dance coach, choreographer, and fitness instructor. Growing up in Brazil, her dance philosophy and style were inspired by break dance, samba, capoeira, and ballet. Dias David became a Zumba® instructor in 2012 and a Zumba Jammer® in 2013. She has taught and performed internationally, training Zumba® participants and instructors throughout America and Europe. Dias David is also a certified personal trainer from Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (CONI).
Rain location: Becket Federated Church’s Parish House, 3391 Main Street, Becket, MA 01223 (limited seat capacity, doors open 30 min prior to performance)
Sunday, July 16, 3pm in North Adams
Please note: the July 16 performance has been moved indoors due to inclement weather. See below for rain location.
Jacob’s Pillow On the Road at Greylock Works, featuring Just Sole! Street Dance Theater Company and New York artist Suzzanne Ponomarenko Dance
Suzzanne is a choreographer, producer, and performer living in New York State. Her work has been seen at Detroit Dance Festival, London Contemporary Arts Gallery, Triskelion Arts, Dixon Place, The EVAC, Gibney Dance Center, Caras Alegres in Xela, Guatemala, Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Space, and Spaceworks. She wakes up grateful every day to be living in the gorgeous Catskills with her partner and dog.
Rain location: Greylock Works, 508 State Rd, North Adams, MA 01247 (doors open 30 min prior to performance)
Lead support for On the Road is generously provided by Mill Town Foundation.
Additional support is provided by Becket Cultural Council, Great Barrington Cultural Council, and Northern Cultural Council of the Berkshires, local agencies which are supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency, and by the Feigenbaum Foundation.
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On the Road
At Across Berkshire County: Jun 15 - Jul 16