Community Events

Dance for Social Justice

Feb 24

Workshop & Lecture/Demonstration | Danza Orgánica, a Boston-based Contemporary Dance Theater Company directed by choreographer Marsha Parrilla, leads a Dance for Social Justice Movement Workshop for youth, teens, and adults of all experience levels, followed by a lecture/demonstration performance from her work Running in Stillness. Q&A with the audience will conclude the event. | FREE

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Free Inside/Out Performance Series

Bring family and friends of all ages to the Inside/Out series, offering free outdoor performances by emerging and established dance companies and presentations by dancers of The School at Jacob's Pillow. Every Wednesday through Saturday during the Festival.

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Pillow Pop-Ups

May 18, Jun 15, Jul 20, Aug 17, & Sep 21

Join us in downtown Pittsfield for pop-up performances, soon to be announced! Pittsfield's 3rd Thursday cultural street festival is family-friendly and open to the public featuring live music, local food and craft vendors, street performers, and plenty more! | FREE

Community Day

Jun 10

A special pre-Festival event featuring performances by Berkshire County dance groups, classes, activities, and more. | FREE

Weekend OUT

Aug 4-6

Our annual LGBTQ weekend includes free events, a Saturday dance party, and a special tour honoring Pillow founder Ted Shawn and his Men Dancers. Sponsored by The Gay & Lesbian Review.