Festival 2020
Full Lineup

Get ready for world premieres, new collaborations, international artists,
anniversary celebrations, and so much more!

2020 Recruitment Tour

Meet Pillow staff at festivals, conferences, and workshops around the country, and dance with us at artist-led Master Classes in Miami, New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles.

This is Your
Chance to Dance

Be a part of Festival 2020! Submit your video by Feb 21. The top 3 finalists perform in a live competition on the Inside/Out stage in August.

Winter and
Spring Events

The first few months of 2020 bring co-presentations with MASS MoCA and local cultural partners, Pillow Parties, workshops and classes, Pillow Pop-Ups, and more.

The School at
Jacob's Pillow

Apply for Summer 2020 Professional Advancement and Development Programs at The School! The next deadline is Friday, Mar 13 at noon EST.




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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