FESTIVAL 2022
TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Our 90th Anniversary Season runs from June 22 through August 28, and will feature 10 weeks in the newly-renovated Ted Shawn Theatre, performances on the outdoor Henry J. Leir Stage, and site-based work all around the Pillow grounds.

SPECIAL PERFORMANCES
AT JUNE 18 GALA

The 90th Anniversary Gala will open our season with dance luminaries inaugurating the renovated Ted Shawn Theatre. Plus, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui will receive the 2022 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award.

WATCH INSIDE THE PILLOW LAB AND OTHER FILMS

Enjoy our intimate film series, which captures behind-the-scenes moments of what it’s like for artists in our Pillow Lab residencies, and discover more online content and films.

THE SCHOOL AT JACOB'S PILLOW

In the summer of 2022, The School will host five professional programs on campus. Take the first step toward your dream summer by applying today!

Explore The Pillow

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

Dance With Us On Social

Three dancers are mid-leap on an outdoor stage.
A shirtless dancer wearing a bucket hat entwines his arms over his head against a black background. Other dancers are visible behind him.
A small red-haired girl holds a flower with her back to the camera. A smiling woman is looking down at her and smiling.
Two female dancers are in front of the Ted Shawn Theatre. The dancer on the left stands smiling at the camera and the dancer on the right is mid-leap with her arms extended back and leg extended forward.
Two ballet dancers pose outdoors with trees visible behind them. The female dancer on the left wears white and leans her torso and head towards the camera, while the male dancer wearing red on her right supports her.
Two men stand in front with their arms around each other in front of a red barn.
Two men stand in front with their arms around each other in front of a red barn.
A male breakdancer holds himself up on his forearms with his legs in the air on an indoor stage. An audience is visible in the background.