My wife Nel Shelby, a dance videographer, producer and director, helped me get my start in photographing dance. On recent projects, I’ve been filming dance clients via drone or using the gimbal, becoming even more confident in my collaboration with Nel and her incredible team.
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.
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.
Michelle Dorrance / Dorrance Dance is here at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival for a special two-week run. Her show is ah-mazing. It is so creative and innovative, really something unlike anything I’ve ever seen before. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEBr78HnwLA Michelle won the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award and performed at the festival last year, and Nel and I […]