One of the summer pleasures offered by the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival is the chance to see companies that have not yet performed in New York, like Kidd Pivot from Canada, or that haven't appeared there in a number of years, like Seattle's Pacific Northwest Ballet (both due at the Pillow in August). Benoit-Swan Pouffer, who directs the New York­–based Cedar Lake, typically commissions pieces by choreographers from abroad, whose work may be unfamiliar to us. It's no wonder, then, that Cedar Lake's world premiere at the Pillow by the hot-in-Europe, Flemish-Moroccan Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui stirred up a... More >>>