Michelle Dorrance is a killer performer, a skilled musician and brings positive energy to every space she presents work. It was a joy seeing her several times this summer, in several gorgeous performing arts venues – Vail International Dance Festival & Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival.
Outside the Ted Shawn Theater last night, I could hear the booming of the Dorrance Dance tap dancers on stage, their sound only dwarfed by the thunderous applause from the audience. They are all fantastic, the dancers and the musicians. I’ve photographed the company a few times here at the Pillow and each time I […]
Last week I admitted that it took me six years to work up the courage to ask artists to spend time with me making dance portraits. When I finally did, I started making tons of photos. For the past three summers (2012, 2013 & 2014) I’ve asked dance artists at Jacob’s Pillow to join me in my Natural […]
Every summer, my wife and I move back into our cabin in the Berkshires down the road from Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. Nel is the videographer for the festival, managing the documentation of all of the summer’s performances as well as any additional video marketing needs. I’m in charge of photographing the full festival – main […]
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival recently announced four dance companies performing at the festival next summer 2015: Martha Graham Dance Company, Michelle Dorrance / Dorrance Dance, Jessica Lang Dance and New York Theatre Ballet. I have photographed three of these dance companies at the festival in past years, and I’m looking forward to photographing more […]