“In the Becket mountaintop home of Jacob’s Pillow, choreographer Faye Driscoll has covered half of a rehearsal studio floor with dozens of images: black-and-white photos of screaming Beatles fans and color reproductions of the desperate castaways of Theodore Gericault’s painting The Raft of the Medusa. Standing at a microphone in their midst, she breathes into it, then creates an audio loop of the sound, repeating and amplifying it until it fills the room like a heartbeat. The rhythm, along with the emotions in the images, will inspire her first major solo work. She’ll be performing an in-progress version of it at the Pillow a few days later.” Read more of the article; Can a year-round arts scene and a giant model train museum save Western Mass.?
Published June 6, 2019 in The Boston Globe.