Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2017

Ballet Hispánico

Ballet Hispánico brings captivating style, crisp technique, and charismatic bravado to the Ted Shawn Theatre. “The versatile Ballet Hispánico dancers are exquisite” (The Washington Post).

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Led by “choreography’s It girl” (The Los Angeles Times) Danielle Agami, the Los Angeles-based AteNine brings the mesmerizing intensity of Gaga movement to the intimate Doris Duke Theatre.

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AteNine; photo Cheryl Mann Productions

Doug Varone & Dancers

Praised for its “sheer kinetic force and profound emotional insight” (The Washington Post), modern dance company Doug Varone & Dancers delivers expansive vision, versatility, and technical prowess to the Ted Shawn Theatre.

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Special Events

A co-presentation with The Clark, three site-specific works, an epic dance battle, a fabulous season-opening party, and more.

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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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