Welcoming the World
Our 2023 Festival season features nine weeks of performances in dance styles ranging from hip hop to ballet, a broad welcoming of international artists, Pillow debuts, performances with live music, and so much more for the entire family to enjoy!
Doris Duke Theatre
Jacob's Pillow's new theater will look to the future with advanced technological capabilities, flexible performance spaces, and a sustainable, accessible design.
Dallas Black Dance Theatre Encore
Dallas Black Dance Theatre captivates audiences with contemporary modern dance by the nation's leading choreographers. Watch a Pillow-commissioned work by Darrell Grand Moultrie, streaming now through June 18.
Our Season Opening Gala is On-Sale
Don't miss our annual kickoff celebration known throughout the Berkshires as the ultimate start to the summer. Join us as we celebrate our 2023 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award recipient Misty Copeland.
at Jacob's Pillow
Where dancers and choreographers define and strengthen their distinct artistic voices, while making career advancing connections. Explore the 2023 programs in Contemporary Ballet, Contemporary, Dunham Legacy, Tap, and Choreography.
Explore The Pillow
Bring the Pillow Home On Demand
Discover film series, online talks, dance clips, year-round streams and more.
Pillow Lab Residencies
Our year-round premiere dance center for research and development. Browse the 2022-2023 cohort.
Building a More Equitable Future
Our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access is ongoing. Here are some of our goals.
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PillowVoices brings listeners closer to notable dance artists connected with Jacob's Pillow.
An ever-growing collection of dance videos filmed at Jacob’s Pillow from the 1930s to today.
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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.
“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