Nel Shelby, Videographer, owns and operates Nel Shelby Productions, which is deeply dedicated to the preservation and promotion of dance through documentation of live performances, fully edited marketing reels, documentaries and promotional films. In addition to working as Videographer at Jacob’s Pillow, Nel serves as Resident Videographer at the Vail International Dance Festival. Her half-hour documentary on Vail’s festival,The Altitude of Dance, debuted on Rocky Mountain PBS in May 2013. Last year, she collaborated with Adam Barruch Dance to create a short film titled “Folie a Deux,” which was selected and screened at the Dance on Camera Festival in New York City. Nel has a B.A. in dance, a B.S. in broadcast video, and is a certified Pilates instructor. Her long history with the Pillow began in 2001 when she interned at the festival. In New York, she often collaborates with her wonderful husband, dance photographer Christopher Duggan. Nel lives with Christopher and their daughter Gracie in a little cabin down the road from Jacob's Pillow every summer.
September 18, 2013