Your First Look

A special preview of what’s to come. Mark your calendar for these sure-to-sell-out Festival 2020 artists!

The School at Jacob's Pillow

The School has been instrumental in furthering the careers of dance artists for over 80 years. Learn more about Professional Advancement and Development Programs offered in Summer 2020.

DELve into Dance Education

Immerse yourself in this two-day intensive course on the DEL Model of Dance Education! For ages 18+ and scholarships available.




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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