Jacob's Pillow Sets Attendance Record

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The 2005 season at the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival set new records for attendance.

Festival organizers report attendance figures of 83,000 at both paid and free events, an increase of 3 percent over last year's figures and the highest in the festival's 73 seasons.

The season's schedule included new works by Ben Munisteri Dance Projects, Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, Susan Marshall & Company, and johannes wieland, as well as the U.S. premieres of works by A Poc A Poc, Stockholm/59Ô_ North, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montr_al, and Black Grace.

The Martha Graham Dance Company, Mark Morris Dance Group, and Savion Glover also made appearances at the festival.

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