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PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS

Berkshire Performances: Tanglewood, Theater and Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

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Program #14963RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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The Berkshires are home to many hidden jewels of theater and the arts in New England — find out what makes this beautiful region of Massachusetts a cultural magnet! After fun classes with local theater experts, musicologists, and a choreographer/dancer, feel like an informed insider for performances at some of the area’s most noted venues. Enjoy the rich beauty of the Tanglewood Music Center, attend a production by one of the Berkshires’ renowned summer theater companies, celebrate contemporary dance at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, and visit one of the area’s famous art museums.



Highlights

• Attend a closed rehearsal by the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood, and take in two evening BSO concerts, in Ozawa Hall and The Shed.
• Enjoy a performance by one of the area’s seasonal theater companies, such as the Barrington Stage Company, Berkshire Theatre Group, Williamstown Theater Company or Shakespeare & Co.
• At the world-famous Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, take in two performances and enjoy pre- and post-performance insight from an experienced contemporary dancer.

Program Notes

Participants interested in attending performances on free Thursday evenings or on nights pre- or post-program, please see Day Four of the Daily Schedule for details about ticketing and transportation.

Activity Notes

Standing and walking up to 2.5 hours at museums; walking up to 2 football-fields over gravel, uneven, grassy or roughly paved terrain; large crowds at Tanglewood performances.

Date Notes
7/6/2015
Performance information will be released in early 2015. Please check back for specifics at that time.7/13/2015
Performance information will be released in early 2015. Please check back for specifics at that time.7/27/2015
Performance information will be released in early 2015. Please check back for specifics at that time.8/3/2015
Performance information will be released in early 2015. Please check back for specifics at that time.8/10/2015
Performance information will be released in early 2015. Please check back for specifics at that time.8/17/2015
Performance information will be released in early 2015. Please check back for specifics at that time.

Coordinated by Berkshire Community College.


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Included
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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
6 Performances

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4.8
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