In Process Series
at the Pillow Lab

Newly Expanded! The 2017-18 residency series includes developmental, technical, research, and artist educator focused residencies.

Thank you for coming!

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


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.




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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