Thank you for coming!

Revisit our 85th Anniversary Season and mark your calendar for Festival 2018.

Pillow Pop-Up Performance

Join us for a Pillow-curated performance at Pittsfield's Third Thursday.
September 21 | Akwaaba Traditional African Drum & Dance Ensemble


Explore our upcoming collaborations with Berkshire institutions including the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center and MASS MoCA

Shape the next generation

Learn how you can join the Pillow's College Partnership Program.




Dance with us year-round

Join us on-site and in our local Berkshire community for workshops, dance parties, performances, 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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