Between Classes 06.27.2019

June 27, 2019

Don’t get caught at the barre not knowing the latest news! Between Classes is your ultimate guide to all things arts and pop culture. Every Thursday, you can expect a total rundown of the latest happenings and we’ll provide you with the best weekend plans. Let’s get started, shall we?

We know it’s officially summer, because Jacob’s Pillow is in full swing. Enjoy dance and the outdoors together in sunny Massachusetts! Catch Dance Theater of Harlem, Mark Morris, Paul Taylor, A.I.M., Gallim, Martha Graham, and many, many more established and upcoming companies and artists. Click here for tickets.

It’s not just the usual suspects of the contemporary world showing their works at the Pillow this summer. Cuban Flamenco dancer Irene Rodriguez‘company and Daniel Doña Compañía de Danza will be doing six performances at the Ted Shawn Theater, commissioned specifically for Jacob’s Pillow. Read on to learn more about what Irene has in store, and the rigorous training program and history that comes with Flamenco dancing.

by The School at Steps:

Isabella Boylston is famous in the dance world and outside of it. As a principal at ABT, dance double for Jennifer Lawrence in the recent movie Red Sparrow, and all around artist extraordinaire, Isabella wrote a letter to her younger self who had yet to achieve any of this. Read on to see what she wish she’d known then.

That’s it for this time! See you next week.

Holly and Rachael