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Jacob's Pillow
United States
Beckett, MA

Season Opening Gala at Jacob's Pillow

by Toni Bolger
June 18, 2011
Jacob's Pillow
358 George Carter Road
Beckett, MA 01223
413 243 0745
It's the dance party of the year — the 2011 Season Opening Gala.
Enjoy special performances by dancers of Ballet Genève performing Benjamin Millepied's duet Closer; a world premiere by Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch performed by dancers of The School at Jacob's Pillow Ballet Program; dynamic performances by David Neumann, KEIGWIN + COMPANY, and the Mark Morris Dance Group; and a solo performance by acclaimed pianist and composer, Philip Glass. The Gala will also feature a preview of the Pillow-exclusive dance photography exhibit by Annie Leibovitz, and Executive and Artistic Director Ella Baff will present the prestigious Jacob's Pillow Dance Award to choreographer Crystal Pite.
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