Lift Ev’ry Voice Festival 2017

Jacob’s Pillow joins this celebration of African-American culture and heritage in the Berkshires through many Festival events! Learn more at liftevryvoice.org.

June 27-29 | Camille A. Brown & Dancers Community Residency in Pittsfield

A series of dance workshops and events for youth, teens, and adults, all experience levels welcome. Learn more.| FREE

August 12 | Lift Ev’ry Voice Festival Day at Jacob’s Pillow Dance

Jacob’s Pillow Dance invites the Lift Ev’ry Voice community to spend a day and enjoy all that the Pillow has to offer. The day’s activities include free and ticketed performances, tour of the historic grounds, the opportunity to observe classes, picnic, and more. All are welcome to enjoy | FREE and ticketed events.

11am | Meet at the Welcome Center
11:30am | African American History Tour led by Director of Preservation Norton Owen
12:30pm | Picnic lunch on the Pillow grounds
1:30pm | Pre-show Talk about BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play, Sommerspace
2pm | BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play by Camille A. Brown & Dancers | Ticketed Event*

*Call the Box Office at 413.243.0745 to purchase tickets. Mention Lift Ev’ry Voice for special ticket discounts to this matinee performance only. 

View the full schedule of events at the Pillow below:

JUNE

June 26-July 9 | The School at Jacob’s Pillow Tap Program
June 27-July 8, 9am-5pm | Tap Program Studio Observation
June 27-29 | Camille A. Brown & Dancers Community Residency in Pittsfield | FREE
Jun 28-Jul 2 | TIRELESS: A Tap Dance Experience curated by Michelle Dorrance; LIVE MUSIC |
Ticketed Event*
June 30 at 5pm | PillowTalk: Tap Today | FREE
June 29 at 4pm | Class with Inside/Out Artist: Flex with Reggie “Regg Roc” Gray | $10, pre-register
June 28 at 6:15pm | Inside/Out Performance Series STREET WEEK: PASSION FRUIT | FREE
June 29 at 6:15pm | Inside/Out Performance Series STREET WEEK: D.R.E.A.M. | FREE
June 30 at 6:15pm | Inside/Out Performance Series STREET WEEK: 860 Movement | FREE


JULY

July 1 & 8 at 6:15pm | Inside/Out Performance Series: The School at Jacob’s Pillow Tap Program | FREE
July 7 at 6:15pm | Inside/Out Performance Series: Marsha Parrilla/Danza Orgánica | FREE
July 28 at 6:15pm | Inside/Out Performance Series: Ologunde; LIVE MUSIC | FREE


AUGUST

August 2-6 | Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion | Ticketed Event*
August 9-13 | Camille A. Brown & Dancers in BLACK GIRL: Linguistic PlayLIVE MUSIC | Ticketed Event*


SEPTEMBER

September 21| Akwaaba Traditional African Drum & Dance Ensemble at Pittsfield’s Third Thursday; LIVE MUSIC | FREE

*Call the Box Office at 413.243.0745 to purchase tickets.