Pittsfield Moves!
Community Residency

Move with us! Collaborate with Jacob’s Pillow, Working Cities Pittsfield, Pittsfield Moves! Community Partners and Angela’s Pulse artists and dancers at FREE workshops and events to build community and deepen connections through movement, storytelling, organizing, and creative practice.

Bring your skills! Community organizing, poetry/spoken word/storytelling, music (instrumental & voice), visual arts, acting/theater, and movement/dance forms welcome.

GET INVOLVED | September 15-23

Community Workshops |  FREE, all ages welcome! Sign-up here.

Learn from and with Angela’s Pulse Artists and Pittsfield Moves! Community Partners; Come ready to dance, share stories, and create together.

Sunday, September 16 | 4-6pm
Monday, September 17 | 6-8pm
Community Workshops will be held in Pittsfield. Location to be announced.

Community Events

Thursday, September 20, 5:30-8pm | Third Thursday Dance Zone at North Street, Pittsfield
Saturday, September 22, 12-11pm | Harvest of Hope/Cosecha de Esperanza Festival, hosted by Manos Unidas Multicultural Educational Cooperative at The Common, 1st Street, Pittsfield

About Pittsfield Moves!

Conceived by Jacob’s Pillow in collaboration with lead partner The Berkshire Bridges – Working Cities Pittsfield Initiative, this year-long residency supports Berkshire-based artists and community leaders within educational, social, and economic justice organizations to develop a practice of storytelling and relationship building through movement. Learn about Pittsfield Moves!.

Pittsfield Moves!; photo Toni Buckley


Read more about the experience and impact of Pittsfield Moves! in these Partner Profile Pillow Picks.



“This project built community in unexpected ways for me. Through creation and performance, we understood our role as part of a whole and that our contributions were needed. These bonds will last a lifetime!”

Thank you to our partners:
        Manos Unidas logo  Cultural Pittsfield logo  Transformative Development Initiative, and Youth Alive Step, Dance and Drum Team