A look back at
Festival 2022

Celebrating 90 years
of the Pillow you love.

Festival 2022 took place on June 11–August 28. Scroll for more information.

Thank you for joining us for Festival 2022 and the 90th Anniversary of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival! The Festival season came back in full swing and featured performances on the newly renovated Ted Shawn Theatre, the outdoor Henry J. Leir Stage, and site-specific works all around campus, along with classes, exhibits, PillowTalks, community events, traveling performances, and more.

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View the 90th Anniversary Program Book

Jacob’s Pillow acknowledges that it rests on the unceded lands of the Muh-he-con-ne-ok, and recognizes the Agawam, Nipmuc, and Pocumtuc who also made their homes in Western Massachusetts. We honor their Elders past, present, and future.

Festival 2022 Performances

Explore the U.S.-based and international companies that performed 10 weeks of dance in the newly renovated Ted Shawn Theatre, 4 week-long performances plus 20 one-night-only events on the outdoor Henry J. Leir Stage, and 3 performances throughout the Pillow Grounds.

Explore Festival 2022

Ted Shawn Theatre; photo David Dashiell

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