Announcing
Festival 2021

This summer features intimate, distanced ticketed performances on our outdoor stage, workshops, PillowTalks, site-specific events, and online streaming.

You're Invited to
Global Pillow

Our free virtual gala on June 12 will feature performances by companies from around the world—as well as the presentation of the 2021 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award.

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

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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

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Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers in Dance of the Ages, 1938. Photo: Shapiro Studios

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