Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2017
Compañía Irene Rodríguez
The “intense, exacting” (The New York Times) performer and choreographer Irene Rodríguez is one of the most prominent figures in Cuban dance.Learn More
The School at Jacob's Pillow Presents: A JAZZ HAPPENING
To commemorate our 85th Anniversary Season, Broadway’s Chet Walker presents numbers from The Last Scrapbook: The Jack Cole Story, a new musical conceived by him and Shaun McKenna, who is also writing the book and lyrics.Learn More
The Washington Ballet
Newly led by former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Julie Kent, the Washington, DC-based company presents stunning technique, impressive range, and iconic contemporary works heralding the group’s “elegant new era” (Sarah Kaufman, The Washington Post).Learn More
A Jazz Happening, an alumni reunion, an epic dance 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