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Becket, MA–Guided Tour @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Jun 20 @ 5:30 pm
5:30 pm
Every Thursday & Saturday at 5:30 pm Learn about the history and legends of Jacob’s Pillow on a free 30-minute guided tour of the National Historic Landmark grounds. The Pillow is a treasured National Historic[...]
Jun 20 @ 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm
BECKET, MA--FREE OUTDOOR “INSIDE/OUT” DANCE PERFORMANCE @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival | Becket | Massachusetts | United States
6:15 pm
Bring family and friends of all ages to the Inside/Out series, offering free outdoor performances by emerging and established dance companies and presentations by dancers of The School at Jacob’s Pillow every Wednesday through Saturday[...]
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Every Thursday night! Music begins at 7:00 PM Performers FREE—Members $3.00—Non-members $5.00 (413) 528-1955 Beer, wine, and dinner available between 6:00 and 8:00 PM on concert nights.
Becket, MA–BALLET BC Performance @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Jun 20 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Hailing from Vancouver, Ballet BC pushes the boundaries of classical ballet with a cutting-edge, contemporary sensibility and “gorgeous energy” (The Independent). Praised as “physically rigorous, dramatically solid, and truly contemporary” (Dance Magazine), Ballet BC celebrates[...]
Becket, MA–Circa Performance @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Jun 20 @ 8:15 pm
8:15 pm
CIRCA “Circus at its purest and most thrilling” (Daily Review), Brisbane-based Circa is at the forefront of a new wave of contemporary Australian circus, creating awe-inspiring performance from extreme physicality. Three fearless acrobats challenge perceptions[...]
5:00 pm
Join us in the Dance Zone at the north end of Pittsfield’s Third Thursday cultural street festival for this family-friendly pop-up performance! TL Collective fuses contemporary dance and theatrical hip-hop with elements of groove and[...]
Jun 21 @ 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm
BECKET, MA--FREE OUTDOOR “INSIDE/OUT” DANCE PERFORMANCE @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival | Becket | Massachusetts | United States
6:15 pm
Bring family and friends of all ages to the Inside/Out series, offering free outdoor performances by emerging and established dance companies and presentations by dancers of The School at Jacob’s Pillow every Wednesday through Saturday[...]
Becket, MA–BALLET BC Performance @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Hailing from Vancouver, Ballet BC pushes the boundaries of classical ballet with a cutting-edge, contemporary sensibility and “gorgeous energy” (The Independent). Praised as “physically rigorous, dramatically solid, and truly contemporary” (Dance Magazine), Ballet BC celebrates[...]

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