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Virtual Pillow

A space to come together to enjoy our precious art form
and to share the quintessential Jacob’s Pillow experience.

A WINTER TO CELEBRATE

Our second season of onsite and virtual programming during COVID-19 starts now, as we welcome artists to campus for exciting residencies, new commissions, and virtual premieres. The Inside the Pillow Lab series continues this winter and spring, providing COVID-19-compliant residencies to small groups of artists who are developing new projects. Browse below and RSVP to watch screenings of these works in process!

 

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NEW VIRTUAL COMMISSIONS

Jacob’s Pillow is commissioning artists to create dances specially for digital platforms. Next up: new work from 7NMS| E + M (Marjani Forté-Saunders and Everett Saunders), Chrybaby Cozie—whose film “Get the Lite” will highlight the contemporary hip-hop style Litefeet—and from Eiko (Otake), who will premiere a film created with Liz Sargent and Minos Papas in dialogue with the site of the Doris Duke Theatre, which burned down on November 17. Each commission will remain available to view for free after it premieres.

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WATCH ON YOUTUBE:
Previous Pillow Lab Showings

Curriculum in Motion®
Spring Talks with Artists/Educators

Explore Dance Interactive

Watch Videos and Playlists

Dive into a growing selection of specially themed Playlists of videos featuring clips from the 1930s to today, curated by Director of Preservation Norton Owen.

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Read Interviews and Essays

Uncover a series of multimedia essays offering insights from dance scholars and pathways to hundreds of rare videos, photos, programs, and more.

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How well do you know Jacob's Pillow performances and artists? Answer 10 randomly generated questions to find out. Test your dance knowledge, then challenge your friends!

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