THURSDAY, July 18 AT 6PM
OFF-SITE | FREE | FAMILY-FRIENDLY | OUTDOOR
Join us in the Dance Zone at the north end of Pittsfield’s Third Thursday cultural street festival for this family-friendly pop-up performance. Based in Columbia, Maryland, the Teelin Irish Dance Company has graced stages locally, nationally, and internationally with world class Irish step dance. Under the vision of Director Maureen Berry, recipient of the 2009 Individual Artist Award for Choreography from the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) and the 2016 Howie Award from the Howard County Arts Council, the company’s innovative style fuses traditional Irish step dance with contemporary dance.
In addition to numerous performances at public, private, and corporate events, Teelin Irish Dance Company is also well known for its original productions of feature-length stage shows: Portraits of Ireland (2006-2011), StepDance (2012-2013), Sláinte (2014), and Celtic Storm (2016-2019). Prestigious venues for these productions include the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick, the Lyric Opera House in Baltimore, Stephens Hall Theatre at Towson University, the Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park, and the Meyerhoff Auditorium at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
ABOUT THIRD THURSDAY
Third Thursday runs May-September from 5-8pm in Downtown Pittsfield. North Street is closed to vehicular traffic from West Street to Linden Street and filled with music, street performers, local food, community activities, craft vendors, and plenty more. Organized by the City of Pittsfield Office of Cultural Development. Visit their website or call 413.499.9348 for more information.
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Third Thursday: Teelin Irish Dance Company
At Jacob’s Pillow: Jul 18