Opportunities For Artists
Jacob's Pillow presents the work of visionary artists and supports them through the annual Jacob's Pillow Dance Award and the Pillow Lab.
Performing at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is an annual international festival (mid-June through August) that presents more than 50 dance companies in three performance venues, more than 350 free public events, exhibits, film screenings, dance classes and many other activities. All dance forms, styles, and traditions are presented at the Pillow.
“Dancing at the Pillow was like being marooned in heaven.”
The Pillow Lab
An annual artist residency program with the opportunity to work in the Pillow's retreat-like atmosphere and state-of-the-art studio spaces. The 2018-19 program includes a series of 12 customized residencies with work-in-progress showings open to an intimate, invited audience.Learn More
Inside/Out Artist Submissions
Jacob's Pillow is interested in presenting all dance forms and genres in its outdoor Inside/Out performance series, including culturally-specific dance forms and dance-theater in addition to classical and contemporary choreography.Learn More
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award
The Jacob's Pillow Dance Award is an important way the Pillow supports the creativity of visionary artists. The Award, presented each year at the Season Opening Gala to an exceptional artist, carries a cash prize of $25,000 which the artist can use in any way they wish.Learn More