Festival 2019 Tickets on sale now

Get ready for world premieres, new collaborations, work with live music, timeless classics, international artists, and so much more!

Get ready for summer

Kick off Festival 2019 with a FREE family-friendly afternoon of dance classes, dance-themed children’s activities and tours, and performances on the Inside/Out stage.

Start your summer dancing

Join us in celebrating the magic that is Jacob’s Pillow and support America’s national dance treasure. Our Season Opening Gala includes exclusive performances, dinner under the stars, live & silent auctions, exhibition openings, and a fabulous, dance-filled After Party!




Intent on legitimizing dance in America as an honorable career for men, choreographer and dancer Ted Shawn founded Jacob’s Pillow in 1931.

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“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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