Observation Schedule

The public is invited to observe dancers of The School at Jacob’s Pillow in classes and rehearsals as they work with world-renowned artist faculty in Perles Family Studio. Please enter, observe, and exit quietly. Note-taking, photography, and video recording are not permitted. Observation schedules are available below for each program during the Festival one week prior to the program’s start date.

Seating is limited. If your group is more than 8, please pre-arrange your visit with The School, 413.243.9919 x168.

Ballet Program | June 11–24

Monday, June 11
Program Arrival Day
No Observation Today
Tuesday, June 12
9–10:30am | Technique with Anna-Marie Holmes & Ramona Pansegrau
10:45am–12:15pm | New Work Rehearsal with Annabelle Lopez Ochoa & Anastacia Holden
2–5pm | New Work Rehearsal with Annabelle Lopez Ochoa & Anastacia Holden
Wednesday, June 13
9–10:30am | Women’s Technique with Anna-Marie Holmes & Ramona Pansegrau
9–10:30am | Men’s Technique with Hope Muir & John Sauer
*The Ben & Estelle Sommers Studio
10:45am–12:15pm | New Work Rehearsal with Annabelle Lopez Ochoa & Anastacia Holden
1:30–5pm | New Work Rehearsal with Annabelle Lopez Ochoa & Anastacia Holden
Thursday, June 14
9–10:30am | Women’s Technique with Hope Muir & John Sauer
*The Ben & Estelle Sommers Studio
9–10:30am | Men’s Technique with Anna-Marie Holmes & Ramona Pansegrau
10:45am–12:15pm | New Work Rehearsal with Annabelle Lopez Ochoa & Anastacia Holden
Friday, June 15
9–10:30am | Technique with Anna-Marie Holmes & Ramona Pansegrau
10:45am–12:15pm | New Work Rehearsal with Annabelle Lopez Ochoa & Anastacia Holden
1:30–3:30pm | New Work Rehearsal with Annabelle Lopez Ochoa & Anastacia Holden
Saturday, June 16
No Observation Today
Sunday, June 17
No Observation TodaySchedule is subject to change.
Monday, June 18
9–10:30am | Technique with Ayşem Sunal Savaşkurt & Michael Scales
10:45am–1pm | Master Class & Discussion with Erica Cornejo & Viktor Plotnikov
2–5pm | Repertoire Rehearsal with Anna-Marie Holmes, Ayşem Sunal Savaşkurt, Michael Scales
Tuesday, June 19
9–10:30am | Technique with Ayşem Sunal Savaşkurt & Michael Scales
10:45am–12:15pm | Repertoire Rehearsal with Anna-Marie Holmes, Ayşem Sunal Savaşkurt, Michael Scales
2–5pm | Repertoire Rehearsal with Anna-Marie Holmes, Ayşem Sunal Savaşkurt, Michael Scales
Wednesday, June 20
9–10:30am | Women’s Technique with Anna-Marie Holmes & Michael Scales
9–10:30am | Men’s Technique with Ayşem Sunal Savaşkurt & John Sauer
*The Ben & Estelle Sommers Studio
10:45am–12:15pm | Repertoire Rehearsal with Anna-Marie Holmes, Ayşem Sunal Savaşkurt, Michael Scales
2–5pm | Repertoire Rehearsal with Anna-Marie Holmes, Ayşem Sunal Savaşkurt, Michael Scales
Thursday, June 21
9–10:30am | Technique with Anna-Marie Holmes & Michael Scales
10:45am–12:15pm | Master Class with Nikolaj Hübbe’s
2–5pm | Repertoire Rehearsal with Anna-Marie Holmes, Ayşem Sunal Savaşkurt, Michael Scales
Friday, June 22
9–10:30am | Women’s Technique with Ayşem Sunal Savaşkurt & John Sauer
*The Ben & Estelle Sommers Studio
9–10:30am | Men’s Technique with Anna-Marie Holmes, Michael Scales
10:45am–12:15pm | Repertoire Rehearsal with Anna-Marie Holmes, Ayşem Sunal Savaşkurt, Michael Scales
2-5pm | Repertoire Rehearsal with Anna-Marie Holmes, Ayşem Sunal Savaşkurt, Michael Scales
Saturday, June 23
10:30am–Noon | Technique with  Ayşem Sunal Savaşkurt & Michael Scales
1:30–3:30pm | Inside/Out Preparation on the Henry J. Leir Stage
If indoors, no observation.
6:15–7pm | Inside/Out Presentation on the Henry J. Leir Stage
Sunday, June 24
No Observation Today
Read Ballet Program Artist Faculty Bio’s

Gaga: The Movement Language of Ohad Naharin | June 25–July 8

Monday, June 25
Program Arrival Day
No Observation Today

Tuesday, June 26
10:30am-12:15pm | Repertory with Bret Easterling

Wednesday, June 27
10:30am-12:15pm | Repertory with Bret Easterling

Thursday, June 28
10:45am-12:15pm | Master Class with Pilobolus

Friday, June 29
10:30am-12:15pm | Repertory with Bret Easterling
3-4pm | Repertory with Bret Easterling

Saturday, June 30
10:30am-12:15pm | Repertory with Bret Easterling
1:30–3:30pm | Open Rehearsal Spacing on the Henry J. Leir Stage
If indoors, no observation.
3:45–5pm | Open Rehearsal Run on the Henry J. Leir Stage
If indoors, no observation.
6:15–7pm | Inside/Out Open Rehearsal on the Henry J. Leir Stage

Sunday, July 1
No Observation Today

Schedule is subject to change.

Monday, July 2
10:30am-12:15pm | Repertory with Artist Faculty
3-4pm | Repertory with Artist Faculty

Tuesday, July 3
11:30am-12:15pm | Repertory with Artist Faculty
3-4pm | Repertory with Artist Faculty

Wednesday, July 4
10:30am-12:15pm | Repertory with Artist Faculty
3-4pm | Repertory with Artist Faculty

Thursday, July 5
1:30-3pm | Repertory with Artist Faculty

Friday, July 6
10:30am-12:15pm | Repertory with Artist Faculty
3-4pm | Repertory with Artist Faculty

Saturday, July 7
10:30am-12:15pm | Repertory with Artist Faculty
1:30–4pm | Open Rehearsal on the Henry J. Leir Stage
If indoors, no observation.
6:15–7pm | Inside/Out Open Rehearsal on the Henry J. Leir Stage

Sunday, July 8

No Observation Today

Read Gaga Program Artist Faculty Bio’s

Contemporary Program | July 9–29

Week 1

Monday, July 9
Program Arrival Day
No Observation Today

Tuesday, July 10
9-10:30am | Ballet Technique with Igal Perry & John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm | Contemporary Technique with Elisa Clark
2-5pm | New Work Rehearsal with Didy Veldman

Wednesday, July 11
9-10:30am | Ballet Technique with Igal Perry & John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm | Contemporary Technique with Elisa Clark
2-5pm | New Work Rehearsal with Didy Veldman

Thursday, July 12
9-10:30am | Ballet Technique with Igal Perry & John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm | Master Class with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
2-5pm | Rehearsal with Didy Veldman

Friday, July 13
9-10:30am | Ballet Technique with Igal Perry & John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm | New Work Rehearsal with Didy Veldman
2-5pm | New Work Rehearsal with Didy Veldman

Saturday, July 14
9-10:30am | Horton Technique with Milton Myers and John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm | New Work Rehearsal with Didy Veldman
1:30–4:30pm | Tech & Run-through on the Henry J. Leir Stage
If indoors, no observation.
6:15–7pm | Inside/Out Presentation on the Henry J. Leir Stage

Sunday, July 15
No Observation Today


Week 3

Monday, July 23
9-10:30am | Ballet Technique with Luis Torres and John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm | Modern Technique with Lillian Barbeito and John Levis
2-5pm | New Work Rehearsal with Cayetano Soto

Tuesday, July 24
9-10:30am | Ballet Technique with Luis Torres and John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm | Modern Technique with Lillian Barbeito and John Levis
2-5pm | New Work Rehearsal with Cayetano Soto

Wednesday, July 25
9-10:30am | Ballet Technique with Luis Torres and John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm | Modern Technique with Lillian Barbeito and John Levis
2-5pm | New Work Rehearsal with Cayetano Soto

Schedule is subject to change

Week 2
Monday, July 16
9-10:30am | Ballet Technique with Deborah Wingert and John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm | Horton Technique with Milton Myers and John Levis
2-5pm | New Work Rehearsal with Ronald K. Brown and Arcell Cabuag
Tuesday, July 17
9-10:30am | Ballet Technique with Deborah Wingert and John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm | Horton Technique with Milton Myers and John Levis
2-5pm | New Work Rehearsal with Ronald K. Brown and Arcell Cabuag
Wednesday, July 18
9-10:30am | Ballet Technique with Deborah Wingert and John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm | Horton Technique with Milton Myers and John Levis
2-5pm | New Work Rehearsal with Ronald K. Brown and Arcell Cabuag
Thursday, July 19
9-10:30am | Ballet Technique with Deborah Wingert and John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm | Master Class with Michelle Dorrance
2-5pm | New Work Rehearsal with Ronald K. Brown and Arcell Cabuag
Friday, July 20
9-10:30am | Ballet Technique with Deborah Wingert and John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm |Horton Technique with Milton Myers, Aya Kaneko, John Levis
2-5pm | New Work Rehearsal with Ronald K. Brown and Arcell Cabuag
Saturday, July 21
9-10:30am | Horton Technique with Milton Myers and John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm | New Work Rehearsal with Ronald K. Brown and Arcell Cabuag
1:30-4:30pm | Tech & Run-through on the Henry J. Leir Stage
If indoors, no observation.
6:15–7pm | Inside/Out Presentation on the Henry J. Leir Stage
Sunday, July 22
No Observation Today


Thursday, July 26
9-10:30am | Ballet Technique with Luis Torres and John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm | Master Class with Ronald K. Brown
2-5pm | New Work Rehearsal with Cayetano Soto

Friday, July 27
9-10:30am | Ballet Technique with Luis Torres and John Levis
2-5pm | New Work Rehearsal with Cayetano Soto

Saturday, July 28
9-10:30am | Horton Technique with Milton Myers and John Levis
10:45am-12:15pm | New Work Rehearsal with Cayetano Soto
1:30-5pm | Tech & Run-through on the Henry J. Leir Stage
If indoors, no observation.
6:15–7pm | Inside/Out Presentation on the Henry J. Leir Stage

Sunday, July 29
No Observation Today

Read Contemporary Program Artist Faculty Bio’s

Musical Theatre Dance Program | July 30–August 20

Week 1

Monday, July 30
Program Arrival Day
No Observation Today

Tuesday, July 31
9–10:30am | Technique with Chet Walker
10:40am–12:20pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
2–3pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
3:15–5pm | Vocal Master Class with Chet Walker and John Fischer

Wednesday, August 1
9-10:30am | Technique with Chet Walker
10:40am–12:20pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
1:30–3pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
3:15pm–5pm | Vocal Master Class with Chet Walker and John Fischer

Thursday, August 2
9–10:30am | Master Class with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
10:45am–12:15pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
1:30–3pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
3:15pm–5pm | Vocal Master Class with Chet Walker and John Fischer

Friday, August 3
9–9:30am | Warm-Up with Chet Walker
9:45am–12:20pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
1:30–3pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
3:15pm–5pm | Vocal Master Class with Chet Walker and Kyle Pleasant

Saturday, August 4
9–10am | Technique with Kyle Pleasant
10:15am–12:20pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
1:30–4pm | Tech & Run-through on the Henry J. Leir Stage
If indoors, no observation.
6:15–7pm | Inside/Out Presentation on the Henry J. Leir Stage

 

 


Week 3
Monday, August 13
9–10:30am | Technique with Chet Walker
10:40am–12:20pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
1:30–3pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
3:15–5pm | Vocal Master Class with Chet Walker and John Fischer

Tuesday, August 14
9–10:30am | Technique with Chet Walker
10:40am–12:20pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
1:30–3pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
3:15–5pm | Vocal Master Class with Chet Walker and John Fischer

Wednesday, August 15
9-10:30am | Technique with Chet Walker
10:40am–12:20pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, Naysh Fox, and Doug Hinrichs
1:30–3pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, Naysh Fox, and Doug Hinrichs
3:15pm–5pm | Vocal Master Class with Chet Walker and John Fischer

 

Week 2

Monday, August 6
9–10:30am | Technique with Chet Walker
10:40am–12:20pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
1:30–3pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
3:15–5pm | Vocal Master Class with Chet Walker and John Fischer

Tuesday, August 7
9–10:30am | Technique with Chet Walker
10:40am–12:20pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
1:30–3pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
3:15–5pm | Vocal Master Class with Chet Walker and John Fischer

Wednesday, August 8
9-10:30am | Technique with Chet Walker
10:40am–12:20pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, Naysh Fox, and Doug Hinrichs
1:30–3pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, Naysh Fox, and Doug Hinrichs
3:15pm–5pm | Vocal Master Class with Chet Walker and John Fischer

Thursday, August 9
9–10:30am | Master Class with Limón Dance Company
10:45am–12pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, Naysh Fox, and Doug Hinrichs
1:30–3pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, Naysh Fox, and Doug Hinrichs
3:15pm–5pm | Vocal Master Class with Chet Walker and John Fischer

Friday, August 10
9-10:30am | Technique with Chet Walker
10:40am–12:20pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, Naysh Fox, and Doug Hinrichs
1:30–3pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, Naysh Fox, and Doug Hinrichs
3:15pm–5pm | Vocal Master Class with Chet Walker and John Fischer

Saturday, August 11
9–10am | Technique with Kyle Pleasant
10:15am–12pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, and Doug Hinrichs
1:30–5pm | Tech & Run-through on the Henry J. Leir Stage
If indoors, no observation.
6:15–7pm | Inside/Out Presentation on the Henry J. Leir Stage


Thursday, August 16
9–10:30am | Technique with Chet Walker
10:40am–12:20pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, Naysh Fox, and Doug Hinrichs
1:30–3pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, Naysh Fox, and Doug Hinrichs
3:15pm–5pm | Vocal Master Class with Chet Walker and John Fischer

Friday, August 17
1:30–3pm | New Work Rehearsal with Chet Walker, Kyle Pleasant, Sam Quinn, John Fischer, Naysh Fox, and Doug Hinrichs
3:15pm–5pm | Vocal Master Class with Chet Walker and John Fischer

Saturday, August 18
1:30–4:30pm | Tech & Run-through on the Henry J. Leir Stage
If indoors, no observation.
6:15–7pm | Inside/Out Presentation on the Henry J. Leir Stage