Olga Dunn Dance Co. to stay downtown

Olga Dunn Dance Co. to stay downtown

GREAT BARRINGTON— For the Olga Dunn Dance Company, downtown Great Barrington is home. Owner Olga Dunn said she ran the dance company and school out of a Main Street studio for 36 years. When the building that housed the studio was listed for sale, the company moved to the historic Great Barrington Train Station, where […]

Olga Dunn Dance Company performance honors local educator

Olga Dunn Dance Company performance honors local educator

GREAT BARRINGTON – An outdoor Saturday dance performance was more than just another show: That night, the Olga Dunn Dance company honored the life of Elaine Gunn, a noted educator and local historian, and announced a new scholarship in her name. Under a large, billowing performance tent, dancers from Olga Dunn’s self-named troop took to […]

New grants to Jacob’s Pillow spell increased outreach, ease of expansion

New grants to Jacob’s Pillow spell increased outreach, ease of expansion

BECKET – Jacob’s Pillow has secured two grants that aid in the furtherance of the internationally acclaimed dance site’s future. The first: a $225,000 cultural grant that will be utilized for the construction of a new year-round dance space. The second: a $10,000 grant to support Jacob’s Pillow pop-up performances during Pittsfield’s Third Thursday celebrations. […]