I was given a special assignment to make images with as many of these musicians as possible, but to do it outside the theater in a more natural setting that is iconic to the Pillow.
Gauthier Dance is back at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival this week. Last year, they had a sold out show in the Doris Duke Theatre! They’re in the Ted Shawn this year, and they are performing a piece I recognized from years ago – Cantata by Mauro Bigonzetti.
Every summer, my wife, dance videographer Nel Shelby, and I move back into our cabin in the Berkshires to spend the summer photographing and filming the incredible artists who perform at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. The festival runs for 10 weeks and each week includes 2 new mainstage dance performances and 4 free outdoor performances.
The companies performing in the Ted Shawn Theatre and the Doris Duke Theatre have their dress rehearsals every Wednesday afternoon during Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. They happen between 2pm and 5pm, and they often overlap. These dress rehearsals are my only time to photograph the companies to make images for the press to use. Much to […]
Daniil Simkin’s INTENSIO Daniil Simkin’s INTENSIO featured four world premieres all in one evening, which is really exciting to be a part of. I photographed both the dress rehearsal and some of the live performance on opening night. The first photograph you see here was chosen by The New York Times to accompany their review of the show. There […]