Our campus is open year-round, and artists are developing work at the Pillow all year long. Get to know our fall Pillow Lab artists and their current projects!


Missing summer? Hop over to YouTube to watch Post-Show Talks by 2021 Festival artists as well as in-depth PillowTalks with dance experts and special guests.

Explore The Pillow

Intent on legitimizing dance in America as an honorable career for men, choreographer and dancer Ted Shawn founded Jacob’s Pillow in 1933.

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

Dance With Us On Social

Group Dancing Outdoors.
Hypermobility in Urban Dance
Lady and Child Laughing.
Ladies Enjoying The Lawn.
Couple Performing Outdoor Ballet.
Good Times at the Pillow.
Outdoor group dance performance.
Dancer Pushing Off The Ground.