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FEATURED PRESS RELEASES

Apr 15Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2019 Runs June 19-August 25 with 350+ Performances, Talks, Events, Exhibits, Classes & Workshops

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

2019 PRESS RELEASES

Aug 7 Urban Bush Women Close Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival with Walking with ‘Trane

Aug 7 | Boston Ballet Closes Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2019

Jul 29 Sara Mearns Performs Beyond Ballet in Jacob’s Pillow Exclusive Production

Jul 29 Martha Graham Dance Company Returns to Jacob’s Pillow with The EVE Project, with Special Pillow Pop-Up Performance at the Clark Art Museum

Jul 22 | Jacob’s Pillow Presents Canada’s Red Sky Performance; Centerpiece of weeklong Celebration of Indigenous Dance and Culture

Jul 22 | Jacob’s Pillow Presents World Premiere of Gallim’s True, Very

Jul 12 | THE DAY: Collaboration Among Maya Beiser, Lucidna Childs, and Wendy Whelan with Music by David Lang has its World Premiere at Jacob’s Pillow

Jul 12 | A.I.M By Kyle Abraham Makes Ted Shawn Theatre Debut

Jul 9 | Caleb Teicher & Company Perform More Forever with Conrad Tao at Jacob’s Pillow

Jul 9 | Paul Taylor Dance Company Presents an All-Taylor Program at Jacob’s Pillow in Remembrance of Founder

Jul 3 | Umanoove/Didy Veldman Makes U.S. Debut at Jacob’s Pillow

Jul 3 | Mark Morris Dance Group & Music Ensemble Returns to Jacob’s Pillow

Jun 24 | Jacob’s Pillow Presents the World Premiere of Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group’s POWER

Jun 24 | Dance Theatre of Harlem Returns to Jacob’s Pillow to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Jun 20 | Jacob’s Pillow Announces Participants of 2019 National Dance Presenters’ Forum

Jun 14David Roussève/REALITY brings Halfway to Dawn to Jacob’s Pillow

Jun 14 | Compagnie CNDC-Angers/Robert Swinston makes Jacob’s Pillow Debut in Celebration of Global Merce Cunningham Centennial

Jun 6 | Abby Z and the New Utility make their Pillow debut with abandoned playground

Jun 6 | Compañía Irene Rodríguez returns to Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

May 22Circa brings contemporary Australian Circus To Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

May 22Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Opens 87th Season with Ballet BC in the Ted Shawn Theatre

Apr 15Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2019 Runs June 19-August 25 with 350+ Performances, Talks, Events, Exhibits, Classes & Workshops

Apr 11 Ina Clark Joins Jacob’s Pillow as Director of Development

Mar 20 | Choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa Receives The 2019 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award

Mar 6 | Bryan Arias Receives 2018-19 Jacob’s Pillow Fellowship at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post

Feb 19 Call for Applicants: Jacob’s Pillow Hosts 2019 National Dance Presenters Forum in Partnership with the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) & The Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP)

Jan 22 | Jacob’s Pillow Calls for Artists in the U.S. & around the globe to apply to Chance to Dance viewers’ choice contest

Jan 16 Jacob’s Pillow Announces Winter/Spring season

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