Music: Chipmunk at Jacob's Pillow

Many a U.S. dancer stashes away part of her winter's earnings in her tights, to satisfy a summer ambition. She wants to get to Jacob's Pillow, the Tanglewood of the dance. Last week, while city studios gathered dust, the thrifty, as well as the talented who can get scholarships, were doing their pirouettes, entrechats and extensions in the spruce air of a 200-acre Berkshire farm.

In past years, students at Jacob's Pillow had rubbed elbows in an intimate rural way (over dishes and housework) with such greats of the dance as Martha Graham, Alexandra Danilova, Founder Ted Shawn. This year they got...

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