Berkshire Performances: Tanglewood, Theater and Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Discover the renowned artistic traditions of the Berkshires as you go backstage at Tanglewood, experience the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and take in a seasonal theater performance.
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Program No. 14963RJ
6 days
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6 days
5 nights
13 meals
5B 4L 4D
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At a Glance

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.
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On Your Feet
Standing and walking up to 2.5 hours, sometimes on uneven terrain.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • 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.

General Notes

2018 performance schedules released in early 2018. What is shown in the meantime is from 2017 season. 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.
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Andrea Borak
Andrea Borak is a certified Laban Movement Analyst and a certified Trager Practitioner. While working in New York, she performed with the Eleo Pomare Dance Company and the Phyllis Lamhut Dance Company, and served as the movement specialist at The Little Red School House. Andrea has taught dance at numerous schools including NYU, and since relocating to the Berkshires in 1998, has taught at the Albany/Berkshire Ballet, the Pittsfield public schools and Berkshire Community College.
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