Never Stand Still

Never Stand Still

Dancing at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

DVD - 2012
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Legendary dancers and choreographers Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor, Suzanne Farrell, Mark Morris, Judith Jamison, and Bill Irwin appear alongside new innovators to reveal the passion, discipline, and daring of the world of dance. Featured are amazing performances by world-renowned dancers interwoven with intimate interviews, behind-the-scenes insights, and rare archival footage.

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ms_mustard
Feb 11, 2017

my introduction to Jacob's Pillow - a wonderful milieu for marinating dance and dancers. what a wonderful experience it must be for the students who learn and perform a dance in a week.

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akirakato
Jan 21, 2017

This is a 74-minute documentary about dance produced in 2012.
Founded in the 1930s by visionary dance pioneer Ted Shawn on a farm in Becket, Massachusetts, Jacob's Pillow is a dance center, school and performance space.
It is an idyllic mecca for artists and audiences from around the world---a place where dance in all its forms from ballet to jazz to contemporary is studied, created, performed and celebrated.
It is a gripping and fascinating documentary.

Fascinating but a bit too much background. Would be better to concentrate on fewer companies. Or make the show in 2 chapters.

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