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Great Performances

PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues.

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Sat., July 11, 2015
11:00 am
(60 minutes)

Dancing at Jacob's Pillow: Never Stand Still  

The story of Jacob's Pillow, a dance-education center in Beckett, Mass., is mixed with goings-on at its annual festival, including performances by such troupes as Chunky Move and Stockholm 59° North. Included: archival footage from the 1930s and '40s; and remarks from choreographers and dancers Merce Cunningham, Suzanne Farrell, Frederic Franklin, Bill Irwin, Judith Jamison, Mark Morris and Paul Taylor.