Festival 2018 Full Lineup

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

Pillow Pop-Up:
Le Patin Libre

Jacob’s Pillow presents Montreal-based Le Patin Libre, pioneers of ice-skating as a new artistic discipline that bring a “fresh, ice-cool take on contemporary figure skating” (London Dance).

In Process Series
at the Pillow Lab

Newly Expanded! The 2017-18 residency series includes developmental, technical, research, and artist educator focused residencies.




Special Events

Pop-up performances, a happy hour not to forget, an epic dance battle, a fabulous season-opening party, and more.

Mark Your Calendar

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

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