Founded in the 1930s by visionary dance pioneer Ted Shawn in the Berkshires region of Massachusetts, Jacob’s Pillow is an idyllic mecca for artists and audiences from around the world, a place where dance in all its forms is performed, studied, created, and celebrated. Jacob’s Pillow is also the only dance presenter to receive the prestigious National Medal of Arts.
Travel to Jacob’s Pillow with veteran documentary filmmaker Ron Honsa, as “Dancing at Jacob’s Pillow: Never Stand Still” reveals the passion, discipline, and daring of those who choose a life in dance. Performances filmed live at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, interviews with extraordinary artists, rare archival footage, and behind-the-scenes insights bring dance to life.
On CPTV: Friday, Feb. 17 at 10 p.m.
Connecticut Public presents a series of video short stories that celebrate the unique people and places that drive the pulse and spirit of our state. Browse the full series »
January 8, 2019
Catch the premiere of a new series, “Home Movies - American Journeys,” that focuses on the stories of immigrants building their lives in Connecticut. What’s YOUR family’s heritage story? Share it with our audiences. Find out more »