Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2020 has been cancelled. For more information and for details of our refund policy, please read this statement.

Season Opening Gala | June 20, 2020

Save the date & start your summer dancing! Join us in celebrating the magic that is Jacob’s Pillow and support America’s national dance treasure. An evening of exclusive performances, dinner under the stars, auctions, exhibition openings, and a fabulous, dance-filled After Party.


  • Pop-up performance by Pilobolus on the Great Lawn during cocktail hour
  • World Premiere choreographed by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and performed by dancers of The School at Jacob’s Pillow
  • Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève
  • World Premiere commissioned solo by Irene Rodríguez performed with live music
  • Presentation of the 2020 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award

For questions, or to reserve your table or tickets today, contact Lisa Zawacki at [email protected], or by phone at 413.243.9919 x.126

Event Dates
Saturday, Jun 20

5:00 PM

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Season Opening Gala

At Ted Shawn Theatre: Jun 20