The popular Inside/Out program at Jacob’s Pillow, which offers free performances on the outdoors Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space, will include a musicians Charles Neville, George Kaye, and Moonlight Davis, accompanying artist faculty Dianne Walker, Harold Kromer, and music director Paul Arslanian for The School at Jacob’s Pillow’s first ever Tap Program. Inside/Out showings with the dancers of the Tap Program take place Saturday, July 3 and July 10, at 6:15 pm.
Charles Neville, a former member of The Neville Brothers, has performed with the likes of Ray Charles, B.B. King, and James Brown. Neville and George Kaye, former bassist for Houston Person & Etta Jones, will participate in the first week of workshops culminating in a free showing with the Tap Program dancers on Inside/Out on July 3. Gospel singer Moonlight Davis will join Kaye for the second week and the free Inside/Out showing on July 10.
In addition to rigorous movement training, the dancers of the professional advancement Tap Program will also work with these acclaimed musicians and will offer two free public showings during their time at The School at Jacob’s Pillow. Both free public showings on July 3 and 10 will feature live music.