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FEATURED PRESS RELEASES

Dec 12 | Jacob’s Pillow Announces 2019 Festival Season, Featuring World Premieres, New Commissions, Anniversary Celebrations & Work Developed at the Pillow Lab, June 19-August 25

Oct 25, 2018The School at Jacob’s Pillow Announces 2019 Professional Advancement Programs: Exclusive Flamenco Program & Establishing New Biennial Tap Program

Oct 9, 2018Jacob’s Pillow Announces record-breaking Festival ticket sales & outlines second Fall/Winter Season since becoming year-round

Jun 19, 2017 | At the Launch of its 85th Anniversary Season Jacob’s Pillow Dance Unveils Plans for the Future: Vision ‘22

2018 PRESS RELEASES

Dec 12 | Jacob’s Pillow Announces 2019 Festival Season, Featuring World Premieres, New Commissions, Anniversary Celebrations & Work Developed at the Pillow Lab

Nov 25 | Jacob’s Pillow Announces Four Artists of Festival 2019

Oct 25 | The School at Jacob’s Pillow Announces 2019 Professional Advancement Programs: Exclusive Flamenco Program & Establishing New Biennial Tap Program

Oct 11 | A.J. Pietrantone Joins Jacob’s Pillow as Deputy Director

Oct 9Jacob’s Pillow Announces record-breaking Festival ticket sales & outlines second Fall/Winter Season since becoming year-round

Aug 29 |As Year-Round Center For Dance Research & Development, Jacob’s Pillow Announces 2018-19 Season of Pillow Lab Artist Residencies

Aug 24 |The School at Jacob’s Pillow Announces Inaugural 2018 Choreography Fellows

Aug 14 | Stars of American Ballet Celebrates Renowned Choreographer Jerome Robbins’ Centennial at Jacob’s Pillow

Aug 14 | San Francisco-based ODC/Dance Returns to the Doris Duke Theatre, bringing work of three female choreographers

Aug 8 | Adam H. Weinert Reconstructs Ted Shawn’s Choreographic Achievement Dance of the Ages at Jacob’s Pillow

Aug 6 | Houston Ballet Returns to Jacob’s Pillow with Pillow-Commissioned World Premiere

Aug 6 | Sonya Tayeh Brings Emotionally Charged you’ll still call me by name to Jacob’s Pillow with Indie Folk Duo The Bengsons

Jul 31 | Limón Dance Company Brings Beloved Classics and Innovate New Works to Jacob’s Pillow

Jul 31 | Netta Yerushalmy Deconstructs Iconic Modern Choreographies in the World Premiere of Paramodernities

Jul 26 | Jacob’s Pillow Announces Collaboration with Nationally Renowned Dance Education Laboratory (DEL)

Jul 23 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award Winner Faye Driscoll returns to Doris Duke Theatre with Thank You For Coming: Play

Jul 23 | Audience Favorite Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Celebrates 40th Anniversary at Jacob’s Pillow

Jul 18 | Cie Art Move Concept Brings Abstract Hip-Hop to Jacob’s Pillow

Jul 18 | Renowned Tap Company Dorrance Dance returns to Jacob’s Pillow

Jul 12 | Berkshire-based community members come together in development of a collaborative performance for Pittsfield Moves!

Jul 9 | Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s Eastman comes to Jacob’s Pillow with Genre-Bending Fractus V

Jul 6 | Jacob’s Pillow Announces 17 Emerging Dance Presenters from across the United States selected as participants of the 2018 National Dance Presenters’ Forum

Jul 3 | Diane Wortis Joins Jacob’s Pillow as Deputy Director of Philanthropic Engagement

Jun 27 | Nicola Gunn’s Piece For Person and Ghetto Blaster at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

Jun 27 | Batsheva – The Young Ensemble Brings Inimitable Gaga Movement To Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

Jun 26 | Jacob’s Pillow Presents The World Premiere of Ephrat Asherie Dance’s Odeon

Jun 26 | Pilobolus Presents Come To Your Senses in The Ted Shawn Theatre

Jun 13 | Ragamala Dance Company Opens Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival In Celebration of Centenary of Legendary Balasaraswati

Jun 13 | Royal Danish Ballet, The World’s Third Oldest Ballet Company, Opens Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

Jun 1 | Jacob’s Pillow Kicks Off Festival 2018 with Season Opening Gala & After Party

Apr 26 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2018 Runs June 20-August 26 with 350+ Performances, Talks, Events, Exhibits, Classes & Workshops

Mar 28 | Faye Driscoll Receives 2018 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award

Mar 7 | Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie Receives Inaugural Jacob’s Pillow Fellowship at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post

Mar 5 | Jacob’s Pillow Presents a Rare Public Glimpse into the Pillow Lab

Feb 15 | Jacob’s Pillow Announces New Festival Dining Partnership with AAA 4-S-star The Old Inn on the Green

Feb 13 | Jacob’s Pillow Calls All Artists to Apply to Inside/Out: Chance to Dance Contest

Jan 25 | Jacob’s Pillow and MASS MoCA Co-present Okwui Okpokwasili’s Poor People’s TV Room & Ephrat Asherie Dance’s work-in-progress Odeon

Jan 23 | Jacob’s Pillow Reinstates the National Dance Presenters Forum in partnership with The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) & the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP)

2017 PRESS RELEASES

Dec 13 | Jacob’s Pillow Announces Festival 2018 with U.S. Debuts, World Premieres, International Artist, and Work Developed at the Pillow Lab

Dec 4 | Jacob’s Pillow Presents ‘Contemporary Dance on Ice’ Pillow Pop-Up: Le Patin Libre at Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires in Pittsfield

Nov 14 | Jacob’s Pillow Moves Into Festival 2018 Announcing First Four Festival Artist

Nov 8 | Jacob’s Pillow Receives $300,000 Grant from The Ford Foundation for New Pittsfield Moves! Program with Lead Artist Paloma McGregor

Nov 2 | The School at Jacob’s Pillow expands with New, Unparalleled Choreography Program & additional 2018 Professional Advancement Programs including a New Two-Week Gaga Program

Sep 29 | Jacob’s Pillow Continues to Implement Vision ‘22 with New, Extended Year-Round Programming from September Through May 2017-2018

Sep 20 | Jacob’s Pillow Announces Festival 2017 Success with Record-Breaking 111,000 Experiences

Aug 15 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance Hosts Dog Dance, August 26

Aug 9 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Presents World Premiere Of The Principles Of Uncertainty, A Collaboration Between Choreographer John Heginbotham And Artist/Author Maira Kalman

Aug 8 | The Washington Ballet Brings Works Of Today’s Leading Contemporary Ballet Choreographers

Aug 1 | Compañía Irene Rodríguez Of Havana, Cuba Makes Highly-Anticipated Jacob’s Pillow Debut

Aug 1 | Jacob’s Pillow And The Trisha Brown Dance Company Celebrate Brown’s Legacy In The Ted Shawn Theatre

Jul 29 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance Celebrates Opening Of New Perles Family Studio By Flansburgh Architects

Jul 26 | Dendy/Donovan Projects Brings Their Newest Dance-Theater Work, Elvis Everywhere, To Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

Jul 26 | Camille A. Brown Brings BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play to the Ted Shawn Theatre

Jul 18 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Receives $10,000 Grant From The Feigenbaum Foundation

Jul 18 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Receives $225,000 Grant From Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund

Jul 14 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance Celebrates 30 Years Of Doug Varone & Dancers With A Retrospective Program

Jul 13 | Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion Returns To Jacob’s Pillow With Their Newest Work, Dearest Home

Jul 11 | AteNine Brings Fierce Gaga Movement To Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

Jul 11 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Presents Ballet Hispánico Featuring The Festival’s First Work Commissioned By Director Pamela Tatge

Jul 10 | Jacob’s Pillow Partners With Great Barrington-Based Greenagers Inc.

Jul 7 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Launches Free Bus Service For Berkshire County Residents With Transportation Needs

Jun 30 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Presents Aakash Odedra In Rising

Jun 30 | Groundbreaking Canadian Ensemble Compagnie Marie Chouinard Makes Its Jacob’s Pillow Debut

Jun 22 | Roy Assaf Dance Makes Its U.S. Debut at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

Jun 22 | Paul Taylor Dance Company Returns to Jacob’s Pillow for Seven Performances

Jun 19 | At the Launch of its 85th Anniversary Season Jacob’s Pillow Dance Unveils Plans for the Future: Vision ‘22

Jun 6 | Faye Driscoll’s Thank You For Coming: Attendence at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

Jun 6 | Jessica Lang Dance Makes its Ted Shawn Theatre Debut at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

Jun 6 | Pilobolus Dance Theater Premieres a New Site-Specific Work to Kick Off Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2017

Jun 5 | TIRELESS: A Tap Dance Experience, Curated By Tap Sensation Michelle Dorrance

May 31 | Portland-Based NW Dance Project Makes its Debut at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

May 25 | Jonah Bokaer Choreography Opens Jacob’s Pillow 85th Anniversary Season

May 25 | Miami City Ballet Opens Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 85th Anniversary Season

May 18 | Jacob’s Pillow Enters 85th Anniversary Season with a Renewed Focus on Community and Collaboration

May 17 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Kicks Off 85th Anniversary with Season Opening Gala

May 8 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Adds Two New Opportunities to Experience Trisha Brown Dance Company

May 1 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance Packs 85th Anniversary Season with 350+ Events

Mar 28 | 2017 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award Goes to Liz Lerman

Mar 22 | With $100,000 from Barr Foundation, Jacob’s Pillow Dance to Expand Engagement Programming in Berkshire County and New England

Mar 20 | Announcing Jacob’s Pillow Dance Interactive Site Expansion

Feb 7 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance at 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival: Danza Orgánica Hosts Free Social Justice Movement Workshop and Lecture Demonstration of Running in Stillness

Feb 6 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Hosts First Ever Inside/Out: Chance to Dance Contest

Jan 30 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance and MASS MoCA Co-present Bill T. Jones and Okwui Okpokwasili in Response to Nick Cave’s Until

Jan 3 | Jacob’s Pillow Dance and MASS MoCA Co-present the Work-In-Progress Showing of Richard Move’s XXYY