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!
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.
Dichotomous Being: An Evening of Taylor Stanley
Already a celebrated principal dancer with New York City Ballet, Taylor Stanley pursues new movement frontiers for this program alongside special guest artists. Watch Stanley perform in works by Andrea Miller, Shamel Pitts, Talley Beatty, and Jodi Melnick at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2022, streaming through April 16.
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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.
2022-2023 Pillow Lab Residencies
Discover the nine artists who will be in residency this season at our year-round incubator for artist exploration and the development of new works.
Doris Duke Theatre
The new Doris Duke theatre will have all of the warmth and intimacy of the original Doris Duke while serving the needs of the dance field well into the future, including digital integration for artists working at the intersection of dance and technology.
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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