WORLD PREMIERE
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents Jessica Lang Dance at the Ted Shawn Theatre
July 5-9, 2017
Becket, MA

Works performed:

*JLD returns to Jacob's Pillow with a program set to live music. In addition to a Pillow-commissioned world premiere work, the program includes Lang's Thousand Yard Stare, a work embodying the incredible pride, honor, and searing loss experienced by military veterans, set to emotive Beethoven music. The program will also include the east coast premiere of Lang's Lyric Pieces set to Norwegian composer and pianist Edvard Grieg's short piano pieces with striking set design by Molo Designers Stephanie Forsythe and Todd MacAllen.


Showtime(s):
July 5 at 8:00 PM
July 6 at 8:00 PM
July 7 at 8:00 PM
July 8 at 2:00 PM
July 8 at 8:00 PM
July 9 at 2:00 PM

Venue Information:
Ted Shawn Theatre
358 George Carter Road, Becket, MA

For Tickets:
https://www.jacobspillow.org/events/jessica-lang-dance/




Lyric Pieces
Commissioned by Birmingham Royal Ballet
Created for Birmingham Royal Ballet
Premiered in 2012
Music: Edvard Grieg
Set Design: Molo Designers, Stephanie Forsythe and Todd MacAllen
Costume Design: Elena Comendador
Lighting Design: Nicole Pearce
8 dancers, 22 minutes
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The Calling (excerpt from Splendid Isolation II)
Commissioned by Ailey II
Premiered in 2006
Music: Trio Mediaeval
Costume Design: Elena Comendador
Costume Concept: Jessica Lang
Lighting Design: Al Crawford
1 dancer, 4 minutes
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glow
Commissioned by Jacob's Pillow
Created for Jessica Lang Dance
Premiered in 2017
Music: Owen Clayton Condon and Ivan Trevino
Set Design: Jessica Lang and Nicole Pearce
Lighting Design: Nicole Pearce
Technical Director: Greg Rowland
5 dancers, 10 minutes
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Solo Bach
Commissioned by Global Dance Theater - Japan
Premiered in 2008
Music: Johann Sebastian Bach
1 dancer, 3 minutes
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Sweet Silent Thought
Created for Jessica Lang Dance
Premiered in 2016
Music: Jakub Ciupinski
Costume Design: Bradon McDonald
Lighting Design: Nicole Pearce
4 dancers, 10 minutes
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Thousand Yard Stare
Commissioned by Co-commissioned by Des Moines Performing Arts
Created for Jessica Lang Dance
Premiered in 2016
Music: Ludwig van Beethoven
Costume Design: Bradon McDonald
Lighting Design: Nicole Pearce
9 dancers, 20 minutes
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