Our 85th Anniversary Season

Exciting programming featuring world premieres, commissions, site-specific work, international artists, live music, exclusive engagements, and more!

Chance to Dance Winner

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is excited to announce the first ever viewers' choice contest winner Samuel Samways!

Support Artists Like Leo

Support from our members and donors is the reason we can offer opportunities for artists to learn, create, and accomplish their goals. Make a donation to play an even greater part in these life-changing experiences.

Year-Round Dance

We’ve expanded our Creative Development Residency program with new additions like technical residencies and cross-genre collaborations. This year we host a diverse roster of artists including Sara Mearns, John Heginbotham, Mark Dendy, Camille A. Brown, and more.




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Special Events

Two co-presentations with MASS MoCA, two site-specific works, an epic dance battle, a fabulous season-opening party, and more.

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Intent on legitimizing dance in America as an honorable career for men, choreographer and dancer Ted Shawn founded Jacob’s Pillow in 1931.

Learn More About the Pillow’s History

“Thousands of people, of all ages, from across the United States and the world, have Jacob’s Pillow to thank for opening their horizons to dance.”

awarding Jacob’s Pillow with a 2010 National Medal of Arts

Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers in Dance of the Ages, 1938. Photo: Shapiro Studios Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers in Dance of the Ages, 1938. Photo: Shapiro Studios

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