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!

In Pittsfield, MA

A segment of Pillow Pop-Up Performances includes a Pillow-curated dance series presented in the Dance Zone at the north end of Pittsfield’s Third Thursday cultural street festival. Third Thursday runs May-September from 5-8pm where North Street is closed to vehicular traffic from West Street to Linden Street. All events at Third Thursday are family-friendly, FREE, and open to the public featuring live music, local food, craft vendors, street performers, and plenty more. Organized by the City of Pittsfield Office of Cultural Development. Visit their website or call 413.499.9348 for more information.

At Local Culturals

Jacob’s Pillow collaborates with Berkshire institutions to co-present performances, residencies, and talks thereby expanding engagement in dance across the region. Learn more about Co-Presentations.

2019 Pillow Pop-Up Performances

Third Thursday: Barkha Dance Company

Sep 19 | For Third Thursday, Barkha Dance Company (BDC)'s Artistic Director, Barkha Patel performs a solo of pure Kathak dance accompanied with live music by Mike Lukshis on Tabla, the main percussion instrument of Kathak, and Rohan Prabhudesai on harmonium. BDC creates works to forge links between contemporary themes and traditional Indian Kathak dance.

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