Pillow Pop-Up Performances

The Pillow continues to offer a range of special engagements that take place outside the traditional Festival schedule, often in non-traditional theater settings. Join us for these exciting public events throughout the year!

Join us in the Dance Zone at the north end of Pittsfield’s Third Thursday cultural street festival for family-friendly pop-up performances at 6pm. FREE

A segment of Pillow Pop-Up Performances includes a Pillow-curated dance series presented at every Third Thursday street festival in Pittsfield, May through September. Pittsfield’s Third Thursday cultural street festival is family-friendly, FREE, and open to the public featuring live music, local food, craft vendors, street performers, and plenty more.

Festival 2018 Pillow Pop-Up Performances

Third Thursday: Hood Nation

Aug 16 | 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. Pittsfield’s Third Thursday cultural street festival is family-friendly and open to the public featuring live music, local food, craft vendors, street performers, and plenty more.

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Third Thursday: Adam H. Weinert in Dance of the Ages

Sep 20 | 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. Pittsfield’s Third Thursday cultural street festival is family-friendly and open to the public featuring live music, local food, craft vendors, street performers, and plenty more.

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Third Thursday: Wild Rhythm

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May 17 | 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. Pittsfield’s Third Thursday cultural street festival is family-friendly and open to the public featuring live music, local food, craft vendors, street performers, and plenty more.

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Pillow Pop-Up: Janis Claxton Dance at The Clark

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Jun 17 | Scottish company Janis Claxton Dance makes its U.S. debut with POP-UP Duets (fragments of love), performed at The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA.

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Pillow Pop-Up: Janis Claxton Dance in Great Barrington

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Jun 19 | Scottish company Janis Claxton Dance makes its U.S. debut with POP-UP Duets (fragments of love), performed in downtown Great Barrington, MA.

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Third Thursday: Janis Claxton Dance

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Jun 21 | Janis Claxton Dance presents POP-UP Duets (fragments of love) at Pittsfield's Third Thursday. This multi-site-specific work draws on the theme of love through elegant and dynamic contemporary movement that evolves from simple everyday interactions.

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Third Thursday: Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

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Jul 19 | 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. Pittsfield’s Third Thursday cultural street festival is family-friendly and open to the public featuring live music, local food, craft vendors, street performers, and plenty more.

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Third Thursday: Angela’s Pulse Building a Better Fishtrap/Part 1

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Jul 19 | NYC-based Angela’s Pulse will present Paloma McGregor’s ensemble dance work Building a Better Fishtrap/Part 1, part of an ongoing performance project that explores the questions: What do we take with us, leave behind, and return to reclaim? at Pittsfield's Third Thursday street festival.

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