Members-Only Festival Preview | June 17, 2023

For all members

Join us as we kick-off our 10th decade of dance, thanks to the support of our Members just like you! Member Preview Day is one small way we thank you for being part of the Pillow family and championing our work as we look ahead to the Pillow at 95. We hope you can celebrate with us.

Schedule of Events

Join us for the whole day, or pick and choose what you want to come to!

1pm  All-Ages Yoga Class, Great Lawn
Led by Artist Services Manager, Bailey McFaden

2pm  Welcome and Festival Updates with the Director, Ted Shawn Theatre
Executive & Artistic Director Pamela Tatge will discuss the upcoming season, share the plans for
the new Doris Duke Theatre, and answer your questions as the Pillow looks ahead.

3pm  Members’ Reception
Be the first to sample refreshments from this year’s chef at the Pillow Café.

4pm  Pillow Activity Offerings*

Historic Grounds & Gardens Tour
Join our staff as we walk through the lesser-seen parts of the Pillow grounds and learn about the early days of Jacob’s Pillow.

Pillow Portraits

Get your photo taken on the iconic outdoor Henry J. Leir Stage by longtime Festival photographer, Christopher Duggan.

PillowTalk: Paul the Pillow Weatherman
Ever wonder what it takes to run an indoor / outdoor Festival? Listen in on a conversation between Director of Facilities Vinny Vigilante and our on-staff meteorologist, Paul Caiano.

1pm – 5pm All-Day Offerings

The Archives
Preview the new exhibition in Blake’s Barn entitled Fantasy Meets Reality: The Far East Tour
and learn about Denishawn’s 1925-26 Asian tour, the history of Asian dance in the West,
and what it means to share culture with integrity.

Pillow Store
Enjoy early access to Pillow-branded items, take advantage of your special 10% Member discount,
and pick up this year’s exclusive Member item – the Pillow Picnic Blanket!

Box Office
Pickup your tickets for the season, buy or exchange seats,
or just say hello to our 2023 Box Office team.

*Activities subject to change

For questions, please email events@jacobspillow.org or Membership & Individual Support Manager Kristin Reeves at kreeves@jacobspillow.org.

Event Dates
Saturday, Jun 17

1:00 PM

Member Event: Festival Preview

At Pillow Grounds: Jun 17