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!

DELve into the Dance Education Laboratory

Calling all dance educators, college dance students, classroom teachers & professional dancers, immerse yourself in the Pillow's retreat-like atmosphere while learning the DEL model of dance education.

Witness dance in the making

The 2018-19 Pillow Lab season includes 12 residencies, bringing artists from around the U.S. and one international company to the Pillow. Give $500 or more to witness dance in the making at the In Process Series at the Pillow Lab!




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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