90th Anniversary Gala | June 18, 2022

Join us in celebrating the magic that is Jacob’s Pillow and support America’s national dance treasure. Jacob’s Pillow’s 90th Anniversary Gala honors the reopening of the renovated Ted Shawn Theatre. The Gala will include a milestone, never-before-seen program featuring:

  • Alice Sheppard and Laurel Lawson of Kinetic Light
  • Adam Weinert and Dancers performing an excerpt of Ted Shawn’s iconic Dance of the Ages (1938)
  • World Premiere choreographed by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa performed by The School at Jacob’s Pillow Contemporary Ballet Performance Ensemble
  • Dancers Sara Mearns and Gilbert Bolden III performing an excerpt from Justin Peck’s Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes (2015)
  • Irene Rodríguez and Guests
  • Pop-up performances by Chris Celiz
  • Special Guest “Luminaries” who will help us inaugurate the newly renovated Ted Shawn Theatre stage, including Carmen de Lavallade, Michelle Dorrance, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Liz Lerman, Mark Morris, Eiko Otake and Wendy Whelan
  • Presentation of the 2022 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award

A portion of Gala proceeds will be donated to support the educational programs of the Ohketeau Cultural Center in Ashfield, MA.

Grid of Gala sponsors with logos of Canyon Ranch, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, Max Ultimate Food, Allegrone Companies, HSS, Blue Q, Township Four, Main Street Hospitality, The Red Lion Inn, Toole Insurance, Mintz, First Republic, and Flanders

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90th Anniversary Gala

At Ted Shawn Theatre: Jun 18