Dance

Family and Kid Friendly Dance Activities, Events and Things to Do in the Berkshires, Berkshire County Massachusetts

Kids age 3 through grade eight are invited to get their dance on at the Pittsfield YMCA

PITTSFIELD – Registration is open for the Pittsfield Family YMCA’s dance programs, including Hip Hop and Ballet. These programs are for those children ages 3 through eighth grade. The session runs from Jan. 12 through March 9. The Y’s dance programs create an environment of fun and energy while focusing on the most popular dance moves seen(…)

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Jacob Pillow’s 2013 free Inside/Out performances kick off today in Becket [COLUMN]

Dance performances are always a blast to go and see, and a great way to introduce kids to dance! And what better time to go and see them, than on a warm summer evening at Jacob’s Pillow? Oh did I mention, it was on an outdoor stage overlooking a fantastic view of the Berkshire Mountains?(…)

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2013 Inside/Out Schedule at Jacob’s Pillow in the Berkshires

  BECKET — A free Inside/Out performance at Berkshire County MA’s Jacob’s Pillow is the perfect way to introduce young audience members to the world of dance. With a variety of performers and styles, the Inside/Out outdoor venue allow little ones to move about freely while taking in the short 45-minute performances. Bring a picnic(…)

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Dalton Ballet to stage Toy Story 1, 2 & 3 all in one production [PHOTO GALLERY]

Dalton Ballet to stage Toy Story 1, 2 & 3 all in one production [PHOTO GALLERY]

DALTON — Get ready for another year of spectacular dance performances when the Dalton Ballet Studio stages its original adaptation of of Disney-Pixar’s “Toy Store” today, Saturday, June 15, at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m., and tomorrow, Sunday, June 16, at 1 p.m., at Wahconah Regional High School in Dalton. We stopped by the studio’s dress(…)

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Berkshire Dance Theatre students to perform ‘Perspectives’ June 21-23 in Adams

CHESHIRE — Besides flowers, and rain and … well, rain, spring in the Berkshires also means it’s time for Berkshire County youth dancers to strut their stuff on local stages. Next weekend, Friday, June 21, Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23, dancers from Berkshire Dance Theatre will perform in ‘Perspectives,’ at Hoosac Valley Middle(…)

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Lee Elementary School to host Mother/Son Dance this Friday

Lee Elementary School to host Mother/Son Dance this Friday

LEE — Years ago I attended a Mother/Son Dance with my two sons — we still have the photo to prove it (somewhere). We all dressed up, the boy sin their khakis and button-up shirts, me in a stylin’ shirt and a pare of slacks. We danced, we snuggled and I had to call my(…)

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Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School celebrated May Day this week [PHOTO GALLERY]

GREAT BARRINGTON — On Thursday, May 1, the Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School kicked of the spring/summer season with good ole’ fashioned May Day celebration. The festivities drew hundreds of revelers that included GBRSS students and staff, alumni, community members and a slew of students from the local high school, and Berkshire Family Focus was(…)

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GUEST POST: ‘Day Into Night’ festival set for May 5 at MCLA is full of family fun

GUEST POST: ‘Day Into Night’ festival set for May 5 at MCLA is full of family fun

By TAMMI LEE OAK NORTH ADAMS — On Sunday May 5, MCLA Presents!, a performance series of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, will host the fourth annual PAM show titled “Day into Night.” This festival will take place starting in the MCLA Quad from 3 to 10 p.m., ending in the Venable Gym. “Day Into(…)

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Pittsfield’s 10×10 Festival, plenty of fun for the whole family

  Hey Berkshire County, are you ready for music, theater, hot new performers, art shows, film, spoken word, comedy and more? Then pack up the family and head to Pittsfield for the 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival set for Feb.14-24. The 10×10 (formerly 10×10 on North) returns for the second year and from what I hear,(…)

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Local families are invited to ‘get funky’ at MCLA’s eighth annual Blues and Funk Fest

NORTH ADAMS — Each year the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts ensures that families in the Berkshires stay warm and entertained throughout the winter through its MCLA Presents! performance series, and next week Friday, Feb. 1,  and Saturday, Feb. 2, the college will host the eight annual Blues and Funk Festival as its February MCLA Presents(…)

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