Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2017
Tireless: A Tap Dance Experience Curated by Michelle Dorrance
For the first time ever, astonishing tap artists from our backyard and beyond come together in a program curated and introduced by the “tireless ambassador of tap” Michelle Dorrance (The New York Times).Learn More
NW Dance Project
Known for its “cutting-edge contemporary work” (The Portland Tribune), this Portland, Oregon-based dance company brings classically-trained, versatile dancers and an all-original repertory in its Jacob’s Pillow debut.Learn More
All Styles Dance Battle
July 2 | Be a part of the action as you circle around some of the best dancers across multiple genres, as they battle it out right in front of you!Learn More
A co-presentation with The Clark, three site-specific works, an epic dance battle, a fabulous season-opening party, and more.
Intent on legitimizing dance in America as an honorable career for men, choreographer and dancer Ted Shawn founded Jacob’s Pillow in 1931.
“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