The Choice is Yours

Voting is now open for our 2019 Chance to Dance viewers’ choice contest! Read about our 6 semi-finalists and vote for your favorite on PillowTV. Voting closes March 24.

Festival 2019 Full Lineup

Next summer, get ready for world premieres, new collaborations, work with live music, timeless classics, international artists, and so much more!

Professional Development at the Pillow

Calling all Dancers, Choreographers & Educators! Immerse yourself in the Pillow's retreat-like atmosphere and apply Laban Movement Analysis to lesson planning, dance making, and teaching strategies.

Swing with us

Well-known for its “euphoric scenes” (The New York Times), the Pillow invites you to the Perles Family Studio for a Swing dance party with LaTasha Barnes & Evita Arce and live music by Berkshire Big Band featuring Wanda Houston!




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

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“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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